Tag: Sea of Galilee

The New Stillwater 8

The New Stillwater 8 Courtesy of Michelle Macy, Portland, USA. Oceans Seven swimmer and Hall of Famer Michelle Macy announced the new and improved Stillwater 8. Macy first announced the solo marathon swimming challenge across 8 different lakes around the world in 2011. With the input and advice of Evan Morrison and other marathon swimmers, she revised

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That Is How I Will Be Strong

That Is How I Will Be Strong Courtesy of Ori Yehezkel, Sea of Galilee, Israel. It is not often - but it is very good - when open water swimmers are mentioned alongside great athletes in other sports. In a Hebrew-language book called Lexicon of Sports, edited by U. Simri and I. Pax and published by Sifriat Poalim - Workers' Book-Guild in Israel in 1959,

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Sea of Galilee Crossings

Sea of Galilee Crossings Courtesy of Ori Yehezkel, Tel Aviv, Israel. On October 19th 1951, 35 swimmers raced across the Sea of Galilee from Ein-Gev to Tiberias in the presence of politicians including the the Speaker of the Knesset. The 4th edition of the 9.5 km international event attracted swimmers from Sweden as well as 33 Israeli swimmers from

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The Legacy Of Yitzhak Yehezkel

The Legacy Of Yitzhak Yehezkel Courtesy of Ori Yehezkel, Tel Aviv, Israel. On October 19th 1951, 35 swimmers raced across the Sea of Galilee from Ein-Gev to Tiberias in the presence of numerous politicians including the the Speaker of the Knesset. The fourth edition of the 9.5 km international event attracted swimmers from Sweden as well as 33 Israeli

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