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Open Water Swimmer Injuries

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers face unique forms of injuries that other endurance athletes do not. There is everything from occasional shark wounds (Mike Spalding and Charlotte Bryne) to lengthy hospital stays due to jellyfish stings (Chloë McCardel and Kim Chambers). But the more likely injury are related to

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Charlotte Brynn On Road To Completion

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most intriguing figures in the sport of open water swimming is the relatively unheralded Charlotte Brynn. The personable, ever-optimistic New Zealand coach and swimmer is currently living and coaching in Vermont has tremendously picked up her pace of aquatic adventures since 2011. But she has

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