Tag: Maui Channel Swim

Remembering Bob

Remembering Bob Photo courtesy of Bruce Frager. Information courtesy of Ian Emberson, Maui Channel from Lanai to Maui, State of Hawaii. Yesterday among 12 tiger sharks and cross currents, Eney Jones captained an all-star, all-female team of Michelle Mehnert, Olympian Stephanie Horner, Devon Clifford, Olympian Ashley Twichell and Becca Mann at the 48th Maui

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John Derr At 50, 60, 70 And Beyond

John Derr At 50, 60, 70 And Beyond Courtesy of Sandy Pickering Drake, Maui Channel from Lanai to Maui, State of Hawaii. John Derr wrote the most inspirational application to Maui Channel Swim director Ian Emberson on July 9th 2019. The 48th Maui Channel Swim (Bob Roper Memorial Swim) is a 15.2 km channel crossing between the Club Lanai Pier on the island

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Marriage In Maui, Ocean Odyssey

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Two German swimmers, Beatrix Eisel and Alexander Studzinski were in Hawaii to participate in the Maui Channel Swim and Waikiki Roughwater Swim, but their swims were preceded by a shoreline wedding and part of their honeymoon. They could not help but incorporate the ocean in their wedding. For years, the

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Great Scottish swim…What A Honeymoon

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Alexander Studzinski won the Great Scottish Swim, competing with 2,500 other open water swimmers in Loch Lomond yesterday. It was a fitting farewell to the German marathon swimmer who is now off with his fiancé Beatrix Eisel to Hawaii for their wedding before their Maui Channel Swim. Beatrix, a former

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The Good Doctor Does A Two-way Pailolo

On November 30th, Dr. Steve Minaglia added another channel to his resume. After 11 hours 10 minutes, he returned to where he started on the west side of Maui to become the first person to complete a two-way crossing of the Pailolo Channel between Molokai and Maui. Escorted by pilot Paul Luuwai from Maui and paddle boarder Blair Norris from Oahu, the

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