Tag: waterman

We Can’t Control A Storm, But We Can Control The Sails Of Our Ship – Jordan Wilimovsky On WOWSA Live

We Can’t Control A Storm, But We Can Control Sails Of Our Ship - Jordan Wilimovsky On WOWSA Live Sponsored by KAATSU, Odaiba Marine Park, Tokyo Bay, Japan. In preparing for the 2008 Olympic 10 km marathon swim qualification race in Sevilla, Spain, Daniel Katzir had his country of Israel inked on both sides of his head. Katzir swam well enough to qualify

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Hank Wise, A Key Man In Long Beach

https://vimeo.com/295412762 Hank Wise, A Key Man In Long Beach Courtesy of Katie Rowe, Long Beach, California. At the next Long Beach City Council meeting on July 23rd, Hank Wise will be honored by 3rd District Council representative Suzie Price for his seven career Catalina Channel crossings.  The reigning King of the Catalina Channel will be given the

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Aussie Waterwomen In The Summer Of Surf

Courtesy of Summer of Surf, Huntington Beach, California. Naomi Scott, Jemma Smith [also shown below in the Ironman race] and Alexandra Nolan captured the top three places at the women's final race at the Redhead Surf Swim on the 2017 Summer of Surf that showcases Australian watermen and waterwomen of Australia in the water and on the beach. The series

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Cameron Bellamy, A Capetonian Waterman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Cameron Bellamy, an analyst with Standard and Poor's by day, is an adventurer at heart. Born Cape Town and residing in London, the Capetonian waterman has swum three channels of the Oceans Seven: English Channel in 16 hours 29 minutes in 2012, the Strait of Gibraltar in 4 hours 1 minutes in 2015, and the

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Pete Peterson, The Classic Waterman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The dedication and daring of ocean lifeguards has always impressed us. From the first generation of female lifeguards like Cindy Cleveland and Siga Rose to the early lifeguards in Santa Monica, California, men and women from Sydney, Australia to Ocean City, New Jersey to Denmark and South Africa has been

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So What Do You Do?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The sea is rough, the waves are pounding along the coast, the swells are bouncing against the rocky shore. What is a swimmer to do? What would you do? Are you a risk-taker or are you risk-averse? Do you take a chance, wait for a lull in the surf, and then touch or scamper up the rocky shore? Or do you

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