Tag: Night Train Swimmers

Cat Swims To Scotland

Cat Swims To Scotland Courtesy of David Holscher, North Channel, Northern Ireland - Scotland. Catherine Breed, a former world-class freestyler in the pool, has transitioned well to channel swimming.  So well, a tough 35 km crossing from Northern Ireland to Scotland across the North Channel was completed in 11 hours 6 minutes to kickstart the North Channel's

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What Have You Eaten In The Open Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Capri Djatiasmoro has seen it all. "Each swimmer has their own unique go-to comfort food. As a crew member, I have seen everything from bon bons, oatmeal cookies and Kit Kats to apple sauce, egg salad, and prosciutto. You name it, it 's out there." In the open water swimming community, many foods and

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Offshore Odysseys On The Increase

Courtesy of Juan Carlo of Star staff offshore from California. It seems there are more and more offshore swims being attempted and completed increasingly in the Pacific Ocean and around the world. An offshore swim is defined as a swim in an open body of water where the start and finish is not part of a continent or on a mainland. These offshore swims

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Fundraising On The Backs Of Champions

Courtesy of Frank Fennema Photography, San Francisco Bay, California. While the eyes of relay and marathon swimmers around the world are tracking the daily progress of the Night Train Swimmers on their 300-mile NT300 relay attempt in San Francisco Bay, at the end of the day, the team of six is raising money to help a young man to walk again after he was

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