Tag: Sally Minty-Gravett

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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History’s Hardest Swimming Workouts

Some benefits of writing for the Daily News of Open Water Swimming and the monthly Open Water Swimming Magazine is talking with some of history's greatest open water swimmers. In the course of these conversations, these luminaries in the sport have discussed their hardest pool and open water swimming workouts over the course of their careers. "I have

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Photography In The Middle Of The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When we observe photographs of swimming doing an English Channel crossings, whether it is a solo attempt or a relay, there are generally two types of photos - either the swimmer in the middle of the Channel with a ferry or cargo ship in the distance or a swimmer crawling nearing or finishing upon the French

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