Tag: Tom Watch

Watching Over Many, Impacting All

Watching Over Many, Impacting All Courtesy of Kevin Murphy. One of the greatest coaches of endurance swimmers, Tom Watch [with glasses on left] died at the age of 93. Watch, a 1986 Honour Coach in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, was from Weymouth and had been ill for some time. Kevin Murphy recalls, "Tom was on the escort boat as

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Spellbound By Swimmers

Spellbound By Swimmers Courtesy of WOWSA, Isle of Bute, Scotland. When Michael Read, Sally Minty-Gravett, Kevin Murphy and Tom Watch participated in a wonderfully inspirational panel discussion about their swims across the English Channel during the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference, the audience was spellbound. The quartet talked about their

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A Quartet Of Heroes and Heroines

A Quartet Of Heroes And Heroines Courtesy of WOWSA, Isle of Bute. Michael Read, Sally Minty-Gravett, Kevin Murphy and Tom Watch participated in a wonderfully inspirational panel discussion about their swims across the English Channel at the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference today on the Isle of Bute. The quartet talked about their most difficult

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