The Most Popular Open Water Swimming Content

The Most Popular Open Water Swimming Content

The Most Popular Open Water Swimming Content

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

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From historical accounts and equipment reviews to unprecedented swims to lists of luminaries in the sport, the Daily News of Open Water Swimming attempts to cover a wide spectrum of personalities and perspectives of the sport.

The most popular articles from the Daily News of Open Water Swimming archives of 2015 (title + pageviews) include the following:

1. World’s 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Men – 3,990
2. World’s 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women – 2,505
3. Henri Kaarma, 2014 World Open Water Swimming Man Of The Year – 2,059
4. The Greatest Watermen In Open Water Swimming History – 1,917
5. Top 10 Competitive Open Water Races In America – 1,463
6. 63-year-old Jim Clifford Does The Triple Crown – 1,428
7. Absolutely Painful Open Water Swims Of The 21st Century – 1,317
8. World’s Top 100 Open Water Swims In History – 1,288
9. Historic Aquatic Park May Be Lost To Commercial Interests – 1,243
10. Nominees For The 2015 WOWSA Awards – 1,237
11. Dr. Nataliya Fatyanova, 2014 World Open Water Swimming Woman Of The Year – 1,165
12. When Almost Is Good Enough – 1,133
13. Blast In Barbados Bay – 1,101
14. Goggles That Guide You In The Open Water: IOLITE – 1,071
15. We Just Wanted To Cry – 998
16. Simon Dominguez Is Circled And Pulled – 990
17. Mányoki Manhandles Molokai – 973
18. At 75 Years Old, Harry Huffaker To Tackle Molokai Again – 971
19. Elizabeth Fry Blows The Minds Of Veterans – 949
20. Developing Leg Strength For The Open Water – 943
21. The Innate Feel Of Veterans – 889
22. 48 Years Old And In His Prime – 887
23. Dr Otto Thaning’s English Channel Program At 73 – 849
24. Gary Workman Lives Up To His Name – 847
25. Athletes Do The Right Thing By Craig Lord – 818
26. Ryan Lochte To Stay On His Stomach – 798
27. Forward Ho, Chad Wins South Africa’s First Gold – 795
28. New York To London Swim Adventure For Ventre – 778
29. The Deep Enders Heading Towards The California Coast – 773
30. Another Epic Relay Attempt – A Two-way Farallon Relay – 762
31. Swimming Equivalent Of Brutal Dryland Workouts – 759
32. Swimming Around Manhattan Over The Past 100 Years – 751
33. Come To Me – 715
34. Towering Waves Call It A Night – 706
35. 30 Most Influential People in Swimming + 3 – 704
36. Chloë McCardel Makes It Look As Easy As 1-2-3 – 687
37. Sarah Condor-Fisher, From The Pool To Olympia – 685
38. 400 Years Ago, An Open Water Swim Competition Was Born – 654
39. Martin Strel To Swim Around The World In 450 Days – 645
40. After 34 Years, The Double Roughwater Comes To A Halt – 634
41. When Injuries Happen In The Open Water – 616
42. David Yudovin, Ocean Pioneer Extraordinaire, Passes Away – 601

Upper photo by Clive Wright shows Brenton Williams, butterfly/ocean swimmer from South Africa.

Lower photo shows Jackie Cobell and Jack Bright after the successful Bering Strait Swim from Russia to Alaska.

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