Tag: Ranie Pearce

Sally Minty-Gravett MBE On High

Sally Minty-Gravett MBE On High Courtesy of Sally Minty-Gravett, MBE, Lake Tahoe, California. Sally Minty-Gravett, MBE swam at the highest elevation of her five-decade marathon swimming career when she completed a hour minute crossing of Lake Tahoe at 2,300 meters. She explains, "Last week, I was in Lake Tahoe, California. Initially I was asked to go and

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Lake Tahoe Season & Swim Sanctioning

Courtesy of Suzie Dods, Lake Tahoe Open Water Swimming Association. The Lake Tahoe Open Water Swimming Association is a chapter of the Northern California Open Water Swimming Association. The Northern California Open Water Swimming Association is a governing body that sanctions swims across Lake Tahoe and in San Francisco Bay. The sanctioned courses of the

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Shark Encounters Of The Closest Kind

Courtesy of Aaron Begle, Molokai Channel, Hawaii. Aaron Begle, Director of Operations at Hawaii Drone Academy, captured footage of Ranie Pearce's shark encounter during her Molokai Channel attempt on July 2nd. Observer Audrey Viers, escort pilot Mike Twigg-Smith on the Stellina Mare, and kayakers Steven Richards and Daniel Hildebrandt kept a close eye on

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Triple Crowners Honoured In Ireland

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Five swimmers in Ireland completed their Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and were celebrated in Cork, Ireland this weekend. The accomplished quintet included Fionnuala Walsh from County Clare and Ciaran Byrne, Ned Denison, Eddie Irwin and Gábor Molnár from Sandycove Island, County Cork. The kickoff in

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