Tag: Water World Swim

Alex Kostich Wins Swim Around The Rock

Alex Kostich Swims Around The Rock Courtesy of Water World Swim, Alcatraz Island. Alex Kostich came very close to breaking the original 5.25 km Swim Around The Rock course record set by Oliver Kusch in 1:10:09 in 2011. While Kusch started and finished at Aquatic Park, today's longer 6 km course started at Crissy Field, rounded Alcatraz, and finished at

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It’s A Wonderful Water World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pedro Ordenes of Water World Swim continues to offer a number of open water swimming competitions in San Francisco Bay: 23 different events in one of the epicenters of the global open water swimming world. His 2016 calendar of events include the following: 1. Winter Alcatraz on January 2nd: "Bring in the

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Jessica Reiter Does A Double Take

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jessica Reiter is doubling up on things in her life. The energetic 21-year-old is not only completing a double major in International Relations and Political Science at the University of California Davis, but she also spends time coaching students at school and older adults and younger children in San

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Seals Snarl, Swimmers Just Smile

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers talk about sharks and jellyfish all the time. But there are plenty of other marine life in the world's oceans, lakes and rivers. On the scary side of the equation, orcas, sea snakes, sea lions, alligators, and hippos are the denizens of the open water while on the more mellow side are

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A License To Swim And Share

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pedro Ordenes of Water World Swim is an icon in the San Francisco Bay open water swimming community. The renowned cold water swimmer, coach and prolific open water swim organizer has a deep passion for the sport. Besides organizing local open water swims, weekly workouts and clinics, he will soon lead a pod

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Julieta Nuñez And The FullMar Viña

Julieta Nuñez is an extreme open water swimmer and an open water swimming coach who has crossed the Strait of Magellan two times in 2007 and 2009 as well as the Beagle Canal from Chile to Argentina. Coach Nuñez is also a coach with Water World Swim and founded the first official, legally incorporated open water swim club in Chile called FullMar Viña. For

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