Tag: Swim Miami

The Impact Of COVID-19 On The Channels

The Impact Of COVID-19 On The Channels Courtesy of DATEV Challenge Roth Triathlon and Jeff Matlow of imATHLETE. Jeff Matlow of imATHLETE highlighted how the DATEV Challenge Roth Triathlon organizers informed their participants of the cancellation of its 2020 event above. Like a major triathlon, channel crossings are not a solo endeavor that is taken

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Lots Of Action In Swim Miami

Lots Of Action In Swim Miami Courtesy of WOWSA, Miami Marine Stadium, Florida. Jonathan Strauss, one of the 101 Movers And Shakers In The Open Water Swimming World, has been running the Swim Miami event for many years. He recently added The Swim Series, 3 events including the Swim Fort Lauderdale, Swim Miami and the Swim Miami Beach in south Florida -

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What Kind of Swimmer Are You?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. People of all ages, abilities and backgrounds participate in open water swimming for many reasons. You swim because it might be a hot summer day...or you want to become more fit or tone...or you are a competitive swimmer...or you are a lifeguard or a triathlete. No matter if you are a hard-core marathon

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Youthful Trends In Swim Miami

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Around the world, the podium places at major open water swimming competitions are usually dominated by 20-somethings, 30-somethings and sometimes even 40-somethings. The combination of strength and savvy, speed and stamina in young mature adults are simply too much for teenagers to overcome. But not at

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Andy Miyares Dares, Dreams, Does

Courtesy of Robert Strauss at Swim Miami, Florida. 31-year-old Andres H. Miyares first discovered swimming at the young age of 9 months at Strauss' Swim Gym in Miami. "I had him under my tutelage until he was 10 years old," explains Strauss about the Special Olympics athlete with Down Syndrome. "Since then, he has spent time training with other fine

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