Tag: Ryan Bullock

2019 Naples Island Swim & SUP

2019 Naples Island Swim & SUP Courtesy of Greg Shea, Long Beach, California. Ryan Bullock went neck-and-neck for 3 miles with Franc Aleksi around Naples Island in Long Beach, California. Back and forth they swam at the Naples Island Swim until the very end when Bullock stood up first as he ran to victory in the onshore finish. Top 25 3-mile Results: 1.

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Sights From The Naples Island Swim

Fans along the Naples Island swim course, cheering from a gondola. Brian Anderson cheering along the course. Beach start of the 3-mile Naples Island Swim. Lead paddler Hank Wise. Lead paddler Hank Wise with 3-mile winner Ryan Bullock. Lead paddler Hank Wise with 3-mile winner Ryan Bullock. Outrigger paddlers cheering on the 3-milers. Homeowners and boat

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Inequality In The Open Water – Part 1

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In 1991, Australian Shelley Taylor-Smith won the overall title for the World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation. She was the top swimmer among all the male and female participants in the professional series of marathon races that ranged from the Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli in Italy to the

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Ryan Bullock Wins Portland Bridge Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 27 solo swimmers and 9 relays took part in the second annual Portland Bridge Swim in Oregon. An army of volunteers, many of whom were witnessing their first swimming event, were introduced the sport of open water swimming at the 11-mile downriver swim under all 11 bridges on the Willamette River. Swim

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Hear, Hear – On Land And In The Water

Ryan Bullock, founder of Swim To Hear, has combined the sport of swimming with hearing loss in a unique and educational way.Why swimming?Ryan explains, "Swim To Hear draws from the unique parallels that exist between swimming and science of hearing. Both share many of the same basic physical properties. Sound and water both travel in waves and exhibit

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