Tag: Salvatore Cimmino

A Small Gesture By A Long Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Salvatore Cimmino understands the importance of a small, but grand, gesture especially for those who are disabled and often forgotten. On May 10th, Cimmino will attempt a 60 km solo swim from Monvu in Bukavu across the Lake Kivu, one of the African Great Lakes, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. "My goal

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It All Begins Over The First Cup Of…

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It all begins with the first stroke...or so it is said. But planning for a long swim or a triathlon begins even earlier. Usually over a coffee or a meal. Usually over someone's house or at a restaurant. Swimmers, friends and trusted advisers brainstorm about locations, swim directions, prevailing

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Salvatore Cimmino Delivers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Many swimmers and many open water swimming events around the world aim to support a local, regional, national or international causes. Swimmers attempt charity swims on behalf of social causes, environmental causes, ecological causes, political causes or medical research. Swimmers swim while supporters

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Salvatore Cimmino To Speak In Miami

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Salvatore Cimmino of Italy possesses a rare amount of courage as an endurance athlete and a deep-seated passion to help others with a disability. His willingness to seek new goals is relentless. He has planned, organized and completed solo swims from the Cook Strait in New Zealand to around Manhattan

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Cimmino’s Cuba Crawl

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Italy's Salvatore Cimmino will attempt a 103-mile (168 km) solo freestyle crawl from Havana to Cuba across the Florida Strait sometime during his scheduled window of April-May 2016. Before he gets in the water, his physical condition requires that he do a bit more preparation than his fellow open water

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