Tag: Michael Read

Michael Read, Today On WOWSA Live

Michael Read, Today On WOWSA Live Courtesy of WOWSA Live, Huntington Beach, California. An epic swim. Michael Read did them. Over and over and over again. He is a legend. Like few others in the sport. 33 times across the English Channel, one which started with frost on the ground. Beyond the English Channel, he has traveled the world and completed

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Age Is No Limit In The English Channel

There is a growing trend to older individuals attempting and succeeding at marathon swims. 64-year-old Sue Oldham of Australia set another bar for this demographic with her 17 hour and 11 minute crossing of the English Channel this week. Sue told PerthNow, "Every hour of the swim I thought about someone special in my life, and that would motivate me to

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What Feels Colder? What Feels Warmer?

The open water swimming community is an understated global resource with an incalculable amount of cumulative experience. The worldwide community is a treasure of mankind’s collective knowledge about open water swimming where people share information and have developed camaraderie that is ubiquitous and genuine.Open water swimmers swimmers travel the world,

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