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The Ink Well Beach, A Beach To Be Free

The Ink Well Beach, A Beach To Be Free Courtesy of the City of Santa Monica, California and Blackpast. According to Blackpast, laws were put in place in the State of California between 1893 and 1923 to legislate the right for African American to be able to use any beach in the state. While the statutes were on the legal books, there remained local

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Muscling In On The Fun At Venice Beach

Muscling In On The Fun At Venice Beach Courtesy of Venice Paparazzi and Kathryn Iannucci, SCAQ, Venice Beach, California. If there is any day on the global open water swimming calendar where the most number of open water events are held, it is probably on New Year's Day when many charity and fun Polar Bear Swims are held around the world. Just steps from

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SCAQ’s Sunset Swim Series

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Sunset Swim Series kicked off last Friday at Santa Monica Beach in Southern California. SCAQ Head Coach and Olympic silver medalist Clay Evans offers a warm-up run-swim circuit followed by an Aquathon competition of 1.5 km ocean swim + 5 km run or 700m ocean swim + 1-mile run. "You can swim and run as

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Free Ocean Workouts With SCAQ

In America, there is no swim team with as many ocean swimmers as SCAQ, Southern California Aquatic Masters Swim Club. The massive adult swimming team is spread far and wide throughout the Los Angeles basin. SCAQ includes courageous ocean swimmer Mary Ellen Koetsier-Farr came to the immediate aid of Steven Robles during a Great White Shark encounter in

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