Tag: World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year

2016 WOWSA Awards Nominees

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The nominees for the 2016 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year, World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year, World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year, and World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year are listed below. You can make your selections via a global online poll at the WOWSA Awards

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Susan Simmons Keeps Swimming Stronger

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 49-year-old Susan Simmons of Canada was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis nearly 20 years ago. She took to swimming nine years ago to help manage the disease and it has been an upward journey the entire way. It has not been tough because her disease is getting worse; it is getting tough because Simmons

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What A Year She Had, Sylvia Rybárová

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The nominees for the World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year are always an heroic and impressive group of individuals with exceptional exploits, histories and lifestyles. Their long hours of training and their disciplined mindset, the conditions and logistics they must face all seem to come together

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Olga Kozydub To Be Honored In Scotland

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference will be held on September 20th - 21st at the famous Mount Stuart Castle on the Isle of Bute in Scotland. The programme will include a swim in Loch Lomond on the 18th, a Scottish banquet and dinner dance on the 19th, speakers from around the world on the 20th

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