Tag: Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association

Summer Swimming In The Channel Islands

Scott Zorning, president of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association, announced 26 channel swim attempts between the Channel Islands and the coast of Southern California during the 2012 summer season. Most of the swims are from the small volcanic island, Anacapa, that lies about 11 miles from the California, while a few of the marathon swims will

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It’s A Goh In Lake Mission Viejo

Teenage pool swimmer Fiona Goh jumped into the Pacific Ocean for the first time on a wintery cold morning on January 1st. The jolt of cold water didn't surprise her; it merely served to rev her up for more. Since that January morning, she heads down to the California coast every weekend. Like many of her marathon swimming heroes and heroines, she relishes

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Southern California Eight Is Announced

SANTA BARBARA. Scott Zornig of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association announced the Southern California Eight. The Southern California Eight becomes another destination goal for the growing marathon and channel swimming community to set off and achieve. In addition to the Oceans Seven, Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, the Still Water 8, the

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Casting A Wider Net In Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association defines its sanctioned swims performed among its seven islands off the coast of California as 'Islands', 'Inter-island' and 'Wetsuit Assisted'. The Association has "a capella" categories: Category A–1 for solo swimmers, Category A–2 for relays of 2-6 swimmers. Both are based on the English Channel crossing

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