Ventura Deep Six On WOWSA Live

Ventura Deep Six On WOWSA Live

Ventura Deep Six On WOWSA Live

Courtesy of WOWSA Live, Huntington Beach, California.

The six men of the Ventura Deep Six relay ventured from Ventura to Santa Barbara to La Jolla, California on a traditional English Channel relay (1 hour leg in a non-stop rotation) for over four days in water that ranged from 12°C (54°F) to 16°C (61°F).

The six will explain their story and adventure tonight on WOWSA Live.

They encountered flesh-eating fish, rough seas, thick fog and dwindling provisions during their 202 statute mile course, but their confidence in themselves and in each other never was a question. The atmosphere of optimism was never pierced despite navigational errors and currents that added another day to their intended plans. The bonds, the teamwork, the esprit de corps were developed long before they entered the water and blossomed during. The same bonds, teamwork and esprit de corps are clearly evident in this WOWSA Live interview enlightening and inspirational interview.

The group of men – from a world-class channel swimmer to a water polo player – slept as few as two hours a day and battled Mother Nature with a logistical plan second to none.

Members can enjoy listening to their laid-back style of friendly conversation, their recollections and explanation on how they swam mile-after-mile, day-after-day in setting the world’s longest non-stop relay record in any open body of water.

Their words are fascinating, educational and motivational.

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