Tag: Sandycove

O Come All Ye Faithful – Part 1

O Come All Ye Faithful - Part 1 Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Over the decades covering swims from the South Pacific to San Francisco, from the Caribbean to the Carolinas, from South Africa to Sandycove, we have seen thousands of swimmers prepare for their open water swims. Along the way, we have had thousands of conversations, conducted

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Ocean Swimming To The Extreme

In this year of the London Olympics, the theme Citius, Altius, Fortius (Latin for Faster, Higher, Stronger) is the theme of the world's elite athletes. In the open water swimming world, it seems the theme Longius, Durius, Frigius (Latin for Longer, Tougher, Colder) is the theme for the world's most adventurous thrill-seeking swimmers. The elements of risk

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