Tag: USA Swimming

Dr. Jim Miller On WOWSA Live

Dr. Jim Miller On WOWSA Live Sponsored by KAATSU Global, Huntington Beach, California. In a throwback episode (from June 2012) of Open Water Wednesday (the precursor to WOWSA Live), USA Swimming national team doctor and FINA Sports Medicine Committee member Jim Miller, M.D. spoke with Steven Munatones on a variety of topics. Copyright © 2008 – 2020 by

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Landmarks Of New York

Landmarks Of New York Swim cap courtesy of Metropolitan Swimming, New York. Metropolitan Swimming is the governing body for competitive swimming in the New York area. Most of the athletes who compete in Metro-sponsored swim meets are USA Swimming members under the age of 18. The area that Metro covers is New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester,

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WOWSA Launches Free Global Event Calendar

                                                  WOWSA Launches Free Global Calendar In WOWSA’s annual survey on how to best serve the open water community, 78% of the 2,140 respondents said they wanted more news and information on races and events. In response to these results, WOWSA launched a global event calendar this week. WOWSA Founder Steven

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What A Great Man, Dale Petranech

What A Great Man, Dale Petranech Courtesy of WOWSA, New Jersey. "What a great man.  What a wonderful life he led.  He touched so many people so profoundly in so many different ways over several decades," said Steven Munatones of his mentor and dual inductee in the International Swimming Hall of Fame and International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Dale

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Where Are They Now? Micha Shaw

Where Are They Now? Micha Shaw Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Micha Shaw (née Burden) won the USA Swimming national open water swimming championships in 2008, upsetting eventual two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton and a number of other top American swimming stars. "The first time that I saw Micha train at Golden West College under coach Rick

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