Tag: Steven Black

The Pioneering Spirit Of Steven Black

At the reception at the Cork City Hall, pioneers and adventurers were as omnipresent as the glasses in the hand. Stephen Redmond (left), the Oceans Seven pioneer, and Steven Black of Sandycove Island fame, were two of the luminaries chatting and remembering the old days and new memories. Black recalls the days when he was pioneering Sandycove Island.

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Open Water Prisoners Break Out

Ned Denison came up with an interesting new concept for the open water swimming world: a series of swims from former isolated prison islands where convicts have given way to open water swimmers. Ned compiled a list of the swimmers who have currently completed the Triple Crown of Prison Island Swims (or Triple Break for completing the Robben Island +

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The Triple Crown Of Prison Escapes

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ned Denison has not only Swum His Age, but he is also on his way to complete a unique Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. While the traditional Triple Crown consists of the English Channel, Catalina Channel and Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, Denison is on a path of prison escape. Denison is headed down to

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