Tag: Sea snake

The Inherent Danger Of It All

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Just as ice swimming requires certain rules (e.g., no flip turns, experienced re-warming procedures), we believe that tropical swims demand certain considerations and protective rules in order to maintain safety. In an apparent contradiction, we also believe that rules pertaining to swims in the 50-82ºF

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When SEALs Stand Up To Sharks

When SEALs Stand Up To Sharks Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Scott Zornig of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association occasionally encourages qualified marathon swimmers to think about swimming from San Clemente Island to the California mainland, a 52-mile rough water swim that was pioneered in 2012 by Tina Neill who took 28 hours

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It’s Only A Sea Snake. Not.

The HiBot ACM-R5H is an amphibious 1.75-meter snake robot developed by the Tokyo Institute of Technology...with a camera in its head (module). Thinking about future applications in the open water swimming world, the amphibious robot could serve a purpose by seeking out swarms of jellyfish (or curious sharks) ahead of swimmers (either on a practice swim or a

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