Tag: NEKOWSA

Pure As White In Lake Memphremagog

Phil White and 11 fellow open water swimmers established the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association (NEKOWSA) to promote and coordinate open water swims in the gorgeous lakes of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, a wonderfully peaceful part of the eastern United States. The clarity of the lakes in Vermont rival any of those throughout North

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To Kingdom Come They Swim

NEKOWSA (Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association) was established in Derby, Vermont in 2010 to promote and organize swims in the legendary lakes of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, a wonderfully beautiful part of the eastern United States. From the very beginning of the NEKOWSA, the passion and professionalism shown by Phil White and his

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Who Is Phil White And What Is NEKOWSA?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Phil White is an innovative open water swimming race director from Vermont, U.S.A. and founder of the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association (NEKOWSA) along with 11 other passionate supporters. He is safety-minded, has drafted and formulated a number of safety documents. A visionary, he also

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Be Kind to Your Yacker Week

Be Kind to Your Yacker Week is an unofficial secular week-long period celebrated between April 1st-7th this year, created by the founder of NEKOWSA (Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association). The period, first proposed by Phil White, is meant to recognize, celebrate and honor individuals who support open water swimmers including kayakers,

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Association of Korea Open Water Swimming

Acronyms in the open water swimming world continue to grow: CSA, CS&PF, CCSF, BLDSA, ILDSA, HCSA, ACNEG, WOWSA, FINA, JIOWSA, NEKOWSA, VOWSA, GLOWS and AKOWS. AKOWS is the Association of Korea Open Water Swimming (사단법인 한국바다수영협회) that organizes three open water swimming competitions in Busan and Seoul in South Korea every year under the leadership of founder

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