Tag: Swim Across America

Kim Chambers To Speak Above The Clouds

Kim Chambers To Speak At Salesforce Tower Courtesy of Swim Across America, Swim Across America is hosting an event in the Salesforce Tower, the most imposing structure in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Its upper floors are often piercing the clouds blanketing downtown San Francisco. Swim Across America Director of Events Megan Melgaard explains, "Crushing

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Success Across Swim Across America

Courtesy of Rob Butcher, Swim Across America. Swim Across America has always been the leader of fundraising innovation in the open water swimming community. 2016 was no different as its scope and touch in the swimming and charitable giving communities continues to grow, a precursor to what will come in 2017. Swim Across America announced its highlights

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Tectonic Shifts In American Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Janel Jorgensen McArdle and Rob Butcher have decided to resign their posts, effectively sending tectonic shifts in the American masters swimming and amateur swimming communities. McArdle was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of Swim Across America while Butcher was formerly the Executive

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When Things Do Not Go As Planned

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Not only is Craig Beardsley a hero in many people's eyes because of his passionate work at Swim Across America, but he is a hero to many competitive pool swimmers from the 1970s on. AP reporter Paul Newberry writes a telling article about Beardsley here. "He was a great butterflyer in my generation. I just

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