Tag: USMS

Write On, Elaine Howley

Write On, Elaine Howley Courtesy of WOWSA, Boston, Massachusetts. From Captain Matthew Webb and Gertrude Ederle to Sarah Thomas and Ross Edgley, Elaine Howley is among open water swimming's most prolific writers and foremost historians. Howley promotes open water swimming, its history and its luminaries in a highly educational, easy-to-read manner via her

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Dr. Jim Miller Honored by MISHOF

Dr. Jim Miller Honored by MISHOF Courtesy of Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame changed its name (and acronym from IMSHOF) to the Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame (MISHOF). But its mission remains the same: to honor and recognize the exploits and achievements

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Doug Green, Coaching Is His Passion

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Doug Green started his aquatic journey at the age of 6 and is still going strong in the water and on the pool deck six decades later. As a top competitive swimmer in Southern California representing Lakewood Aquatics under coach Jim Montrella, he later transitioned to a collegiate swimming and then masters

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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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