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Taking The Long Route To The Mainland

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Halestorm is a 6-person relay that swam an unorthodox 33.5-mile course from Long Point on Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach on the Southern California mainland in 19 hours 44 minutes. In order of appearance, the team members who crossed the Gulf of Santa Catalina included Brett Rose, Tom Hale, Roddy

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What Is A Speedo Streaker?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A Speedo streaker is an individual - male or female - who walks or runs nonchalantly through public areas dressed solely in swim briefs or jammers (for men) or a swimsuit that does not extend past the groin or shoulders (for women). These public areas are typically not traversed by individuals in swimming

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Peer-to-Peer Pressure From Pier-to-Pier

Up and down the coasts from Brighton to Busselton and many places between, piers dot the coastline of hundreds of countries. But there may be no other place on Earth that melds the sport of open water swimming and piers as well as California. From San Diego in the south to Santa Cruz in the north, the 770 miles (1,240 km) of coastline is punctuated with

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