Tag: WOWSA-2011-Men

WOWSA Man of the Year Yutaka Shinozaki (Japan) – Founder of the Japan International Open Water Swimming Association
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Yutaka Shinozaki founded and has developed the Japan International Open Water Swimming Association (JIOWSA) to be a 9-month-long, 14-part open water swimming series in Japan.

From Okinawa to Honshu, Shinozaki-san and his staff and volunteers have created an enjoyable, safe, competitive open water swim series for all ages and abilities. From the

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WOWSA Man of the Year Nominee Simon Griffiths (England) – Open Water Swimming Publisher and Aquapreneur
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Simon Griffiths knows an emerging sport when he sees it.

But the former freelance triathlon writer wants others to appreciate open water swimming in its many guises as he does: as a lifestyle, as a healthful exercise that challenges the mind and body, as an activity that is shared with a profound level of camaraderie and collegiality that crosses

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