Category: Open Water Swimming

Kosatka DV, Swimming With The Orcas

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kosatka means orca or toothed whales in the Russian language. A winter swimming center and club called Kosatka DV in Vladivostok was founded by Oleg Duchuchaev. DV or Dalniy Vostok means Far East that includes East Siberia, Yakutia, and the Pacific Coast. Kosatka DV organizes and trains people for

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First-time Ice Milers, Winter Wonders

First-time Ice Milers, Winter Wonders Courtesy of International Ice Swimming Association. The month of December saw a number of swimmers from the winter swimming and channel swimming community attempt their first Ice Mile - and they were successful. 58-year-old Martha Wood of Manchester-by-the-Sea, New Hampshire [see above] completed her first Ice Mile on

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The Milo Ice Bucket Challenge Begins

The Milo Ice Bucket Challenge Begins Courtesy of Jacqueline Mcclelland, Infinity Swim Academy, Northern Ireland. Jacqueline Mcclelland of the Infinity Swim Academy in Northern Ireland announced The Milo Ice Bucket Challenge, "Like millions of events this year, the annual 'Milo Dip' on New Year's morning at Camlough Lake has been called off due to the new

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