Tag: SEAL

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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Sing If You Must In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Stephen Redmond said mantras - repeatedly - when he reached the nadir of his marathon swims. He repeated the names of his children over and over again until he got out of his funk. Some swimmers pray when they get tired, cold, or want to quit. Some swimmers try not to think of anything; others meditate

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Tampa Bay Frogman Grows In The Extreme

"We are three weeks out from our 4th annual event to support the Navy SEAL Foundation and are on track to surpass last year’s fundraising total over these next couple of days," announced Kurt Ott of the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim. The 5 km swim on January 13th from Gandy Beach in St. Petersburg to Picnic Island across Tampa Bay in Florida will be held in

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