Tag: Mediterranean Sea

Meeting People Along The Shore

Meeting People Along The Shore Courtesy of Lewis Pugh, Arabian Sea. Photos courtesy of Kelvin Trautman. Back in August 1994, Lewis Pugh swam 7 marathon swims to encourage governments to establish Marine Protected Areas. Pugh's campaign was called Seven Swims In The Seven Seas For 1 Reason: * 10 km in the Mediterranean Sea in Monte Carlo, Monaco in 3

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March – May In Majorca For Marathoners

March In Majorca For Marathoners Courtesy of Phil Ô Libre Entrainement, Majorca, Mediterranean Sea. Phil Ô Libre Entrainement (or P.Ô.LE) is an open water swimming instructional program headquartered on the island of Majorca, a Spanish island located in the Mediterranean Sea. P.Ô.LE is offering various open water swimming courses for 2020: March 15th -

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A Rich Concept: The Ancient Seven Seas

A Rich Concept: The Ancient Seven Seas Courtesy of David Rich and Lewis Pugh, Olympic Club, San Francisco, California. What started as a one-on-one dinner conversation at the WOWSA Open Water Summit at the Olympic Club in San Francisco last year gradually perculated and formulated its way to a new marathon swimming challenge called The Ancient Seven

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Swimming In The Seas

Lewis Pugh of the UK describes his Seven Swims in the Seven Seas for 1 Reason: Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea, Aegean Sea, Black Sea, Red Sea, and North Sea highlighting the need to create Marine Protected Areas Nejib Belhedi of Tunisia - who started clean shaven in Sfax, Tunisia - swam 76 hours 30 minutes straight along the coast of Tunisia to Djerba

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SwimTrek Up For British Travel Award

SwimTrek Up For British Travel Award Courtesy of WOWSA, Malta, central Mediterranean Sea. SwimTrek is nominated in the 2019 British Travel Awards. It is no wonder. SwimTrek was started by a swimmer and is entirely centered around the needs and desires of open water swimmers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Its success has led to a new ecosystem

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Above The Ramparts

Courtesy of Nejib Belhedi, Sfax, Tunisia. Nejib Belhedi will release his autobiography, Above the Ramparts in the Arabic, French and Russian languages. He explains the reason for the title, "The reason of the title of my book 'Above the Ramparts' is because I was effectively born 10 feet from one of the eastern guard posts of the Fort of Fire (Borj En Nar)

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Sharing the Love With Madswimmers

Courtesy of Madswimmer, South Africa. Madswimmer explained what they did in 2016, a year "full of exciting swims, mad challenges and some great opportunities for us all to assist the very worthy charities we have selected. As you may know, we ended last year with an amazing R1,500,000 raised for our charities – this year, our intention is to raise that

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