Tag: Turks and Caicos

Meeting People And Doing Swims

Courtesy of 4 News, Turks & Caicos. A 4 News report showcases Japan's Yuko Matsuzaki's 21 km Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos in Turks & Caicos. She was escorted by pilots Greg Doolittle of Surfside Ocean Academy and Collin Gray of Shoreline Adventures in a swim organized by Ben Stubenberg. This swim was a direct result of a meeting between Matsuzaki and

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Like Mother, Like Son

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most prolific writers and influential publishers in the swimming world, Laura Hamel, clearly does what she writes about: enjoy masters swimming and open water swimming. She and her son, Dirk Hamel, won the 2.4-mile Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim in Turks & Caicos last week. Dirk, a sophomore at

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It Only Hurts After

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Yuko Matsuzaki has swum as long as 33 hours non-stop and completed several dozens of professional marathon swims - some cold, some warm, many rough - during her lengthy 3-decade career. But today’s 21 km crossing between the island of North Caicos and Grace Bay, Providenciales in Turks & Caicos in the

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When Women Move Men And Mindsets

Women have often set the bar in the open water. No distance, no temperature seems out of reach for the fairer sex. It has happened in lac St-Jean in Quebec, Canada, the Bering Strait, Beagle Channel, the Cayman Islands, and now it will happen in Turks & Caicos. Back in 1984, Canadian Christine Cossette attempted and completed an unprecedented 64 km

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The Sound Of Seashells

If it you an ocean swimmer and have not been able to go to the beach for a long time, what can you do? How can you get your fix of the ocean? How can you feel closer to something that you miss so much? Perhaps you can hold a seashell up to your ear. As you put your ear to the seashell, you can hear the ocean with its sea breeze and the distinct ambiance

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