When The SUN Comes Up, They Keep Swimming

When The SUN Comes Up, They Keep Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Channel swimmers do it. Marathon swimmers do it. Professional swimmers do it. Coaches do it all the time

And so do evidently thousands of adult swimmers do it: Logging their miles swum during training in the pool and open water.

But there are a select group of men and women over the age of 80 years who are still doing it. In the motto of the SUN Masters (“Swimming Until Nonagenarianism“), these octagenarians and nonagenarians just keep on going and going, enjoying a healthful lifestyle in a sport where their inherent buoyancy in the water helps them exercise like they could never do on land.

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