Tag: Skip Storch

Swimming Upstream After Hurricane Sandy

Skip Storch, an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer, has his hands full of water right now...and he needs help in the post-Hurricane Sandy aftermath. The man who swam a 32 hour 52 minute triple circumnavigation of Manhattan Island in 2008 has been managing difficulties all his life. And he is now reaching out to help others. "I

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Swimmers Caught Out Of The Water

Skip Storch, a 2009 inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, photographed fellow inductee Ned Denison talking with a fan at the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. While the discussion may have centered around Denison's Cork Distance Week or channel swims around the world, some

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Survival Swimming In The Outer Limits

For some people, swimming strikes fear in their hearts. NFL All-Pro football player Marcellus Wiley was one of those individuals before he learned how to swim and completed a 1.2-mile ocean swim. For others, 50 meters is a long way. It is estimated that less than 3% of Americans can swim 500 meters non-stop. For others, swimming 5 miles is a really long

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