Tag: Strait of Juan de Fuca

NOWSA Honors Marilyn Bell Di Lascio

Courtesy of Northwest Open Water Swimming Association, Washington. The Northwest Open Water Swimming Association (NOWSA) is a non-profit corporation in the state of Washington that promotes interest in swimming in Pacific Northwest waters (including the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho). The swims that NOWSA oversees includes swims across the Strait of

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Tough, Tough Swim By Steve Walker

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Steve Walker is very familiar with cold water. He did an ice mile back in 2.7°C (37°F) back in 1996 in Melbourne, Australia. With an attempt at the North Channel between Scotland and Northern Ireland coming up in August, Walker attempted a swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca between America and

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Caroline Walker Chooses To Dream Big

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Canadian Caroline Walker transformed herself, admittedly, from being obese to living the life of an athlete. "This journey for me is about the process. It’s about who I become," she explains. Walker's dreams include swimming across Cowichan Lake on Vancouver Island in Canada's British Columbia first and

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