Tag: Owen O’Keefe

It’s A Marathon Month In Ireland

Prior to the 2013 Global Open Water Swimming Conference, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and the WOWSA Awards coming to Cork, Ireland, Irish swimmers are gearing up for a busy summer. Owen O'Keefe reported on his blog that the 2013 Irish Marathon Swim Series will include a variety of events, several that are stacked up on

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Benjamin Schulte At The Head Of The Class

When we think about open water swimmers of the past, so many outstanding individuals come to mind from the 19th and 20th centuries. When we think about the contemporary swimmers of modern times, there are so many luminaries that is hard to know where to start. But when we think about the future generations of open water swimmers who will take positions of

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Swim Ireland’s Successes of 2009

Swim Ireland had more open water races and more swimmers in 2009 involved than ever before. Additionally, there are many local 'pods' growing towards club status and Irish swimmers participated FINA open water international events with the ultimate goal of participating in the 2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim. Irish swimmers also set a Guinness Book of World

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