Tag: professional marathon swims

The Lifeguards Who Made It Work

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Atlantic City is a seaside community on Absecon Island in New Jersey that was the site of the 22.5-mile Atlantic City Around the Island Swim professional marathon swims of the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's and 1990's that attracted the créme de la créme of those eras. But each and every swimmer who was

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Eating Together And Racing Together

Before the professional marathon swims, the competitors usually eat together and, unsurprisingly, enjoy each other's company. It is wonderful to see the swimmers before a race eating together, sharing stories, helping each other, SnapChatting, texting, photographing each other, encouraging each other, exchanging information and wishing each other good

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