Tag: Patricia Sener

Swim, Stage Left

Swim, Stage Left Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In most open water swimming events around the world, turns are indicated by turn buoys. But, at the Bermuda Round the Sound Swim, the swimmers are directed around the course in Hamilton Sound with directional arrows. The Bermuda Round the Sound Swim originated 18 years ago by Bermuda open

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Charlotte Samuels On The Bight Side

Courtesy of Mackenzie Miller on behalf of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. American channel swimmer Charlotte Samuels became the second person to cross the New York Bight Strait after Patricia Sener's pioneering swim a month earlier between Sandy Hook, New Jersey and Silver Point. Uncrossed by channel swimmers until now, this particular part of the

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When Left Is Right In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In most open water swimming events around the world, directional turns are indicated by turn buoys (or cans). But sometimes, some swims are occasionally different. The Bermuda Round the Sound Swim is a charity swim that offers 0.8 km, 2 km, 4 km, 7.25 km and 10 km swims where swimmers traverse around the

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CIBBOWS Big Dreams On The East Coast

CIBBOWS is growing. The Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers is a non-profit group of over 700 swimmers in New York who organize daily ocean training swims and a series of fun and challenging ocean races including one-mile races, marathon swims and cold-water events on Coney Island Brighton Beach. CIBBOWS also offers a Swim Buddy program where

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The Beagle Has Landed

Rachel Golub, Patricia Sener and Cristian Vergara swam an unprecedented double-crossing of the 3-mile Beagle Channel between Chile to Argentina yesterday. The pride of the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers (CIBBOWS) swam in frigid 38°F (4°C) water. "The Chilean Armada was a huge help. As was the Argentine Armada, I was very happy to see those

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