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Prabhat Koli Getting Closer

Prabhat Koli Getting Closer Courtesy of Sally Minty-Gravett, MBE, Cook Strait, New Zealand. Throughout his teenage years, Prabhat Koli has achieved success time after time after time around the world, from his native India to the Africa continent to California, Hawaii and Japan, building friendships along the way with the Who's Who of marathon

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The Perfect Open Water Woman

The Perfect Open Water Woman Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Friendly and fit, intelligent and innovative, personable and professional. These are just a few of the characteristics that define the open water swimmers who venture beyond the shorelines around the world. From teenagers to great grandfathers, open water swimmers are

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Swimmer Scout Summary

Swimmer Scout Summary Courtesy of Phil White, Lake Memphremagog, Vermont, USA - Quebec, Canada. In 2011, Phil White created the In Search of Memphre cross-border marathon swim between Vermont, USA and Quebec, Canada, in part, to promote a more open border with Canada. White summarized the In Search of Memphre solo swim of 40.2 km, "Nowhere was the

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Accolades To Amy

Accolades To Amy Courtesy of WOWSA, Redondo Beach, California. On June 8th 2019, Amy Appelhans Gubser became the third person in history to swim across the 43.4 km Santa Monica Bay between Point Dume in Malibu and Lunada Bay on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in 17 hours 6 minutes. The neonatal nurse celebrated her 50th birthday with a tough swim. "It was a

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When All Eyes Look North

Courtesy of Irish Long Distance Swimming Association and Swim Ireland. For generations, the most difficult, challenging and cruelest channel crossing in the world has generally been considered to be the North Channel, 21 miles between Northern Ireland and Scotland. The North Channel is very cold for even the most hardened swimmers. It is painful due to

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