Tag: Robert Margalis

64th Annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Scenes from today's the 64th annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim as President Obama flew overhead in his presidential helicopter over the Pacific Ocean. From running into the crashing surf to bodysurfing in towards the finish, the 300 participants carried on the Surf City tradition started 64 years ago by the

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Swimming In Surf City, U.S.A.

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. As President Obama flew overhead in his presidential helicopter cruising along the Pacific Ocean on his way to Laguna Beach, the 64th annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim got underway. John Valinsky has been carrying on the Surf City tradition started 64 years ago by the legendary Huntington Beach, California

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The Origins Of The 1-Hour Postal Swim

The Origins Of The 1-Hour Postal Swim Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most interesting cross-border rivalries among masters swimmers in the United States is the competition between the New England Masters (NEM) and the Davis Aquatic Masters in the 1-Hour Postal sanctioned and supported by U.S. Masters Swimming. “We have an NEM 1

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