Tag: Simon Murie

SwimTrek Up For British Travel Award

SwimTrek Up For British Travel Award Courtesy of WOWSA, Malta, central Mediterranean Sea. SwimTrek is nominated in the 2019 British Travel Awards. It is no wonder. SwimTrek was started by a swimmer and is entirely centered around the needs and desires of open water swimmers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Its success has led to a new ecosystem

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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. “It is very easy to be uplifted and inspired by those in the open water swimming community,” says Steven Munatones. “There are simply so many heroes and heroines in the sport, all specializing in every kind of niche in the sport. Some are fast like the Dutch swimmers Ferry

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Landmarks Of Lewis

Landmarks for open water swimmers can take all different forms, shapes and sizes. But some swimmers like Lynne Cox, Colin Hill, Ram Barkai, Ned Denison, Simon Murie, Penny Palfrey and Jen Schumacher regularly travel more than others. The sights they see and guide off of in the water are incredible in their diversity. Lewis Pugh provided a list of his

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Swimming Joyfully Through History

Lifelong swimmer and award-winning television journalist Lynn Sherr’s new book, SWIM: Why We Love the Water is a joy to read … and re-read. Tides of swimming history and unreported back stories and photos from the chlorine jungle to open bodies of water the world over fill each and every page. Her prose educates readers with a lighthearted enthusiasm and

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