July 17, 2014

New Waves swimmer in the news!

Original article can be found at the San Jose Mercury News website.
Eight-year-old Sunnyvale native swims Alcatraz

By Alia Wilson
awilson@community-newspapers. [...]

July 8, 2014

Swim Around the Rock 2014 results

Congratulations to the swimmers who endured Sunday, July 6th’s 9th annual Swim Around the Rock! This is one [...]

June 27, 2014

The Ice Swimmer

In Spring 2004, Maureen Upton wrote about WWS Founder Pedro Ordenes swimming the Beagle Channel to celebrate international peace and raise can [...]

June 26, 2014

Young swimmers are making waves!

Water World Swim’s New Wave swimmers have been making waves at our events! We are so proud to be a part of and impressed by their succes [...]

June 21, 2014

Touch Alcatraz ‘n’ Go 2014 Results!

Congratulations to the enduring swimmers who played the most elite game of tag this mornin [...]

June 10, 2014

Alcatraz Classic 2014 Results!

Congratulations to our cozy group of speedy swimmers competing in this morning’s Alcatraz Classic for the Fastest! Despi [...]

June 4, 2014

ESCAPE Test Swim

Saturday, May 31. More than 40 swimmers came to join us for a test swim a day before the big event: Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon.
Swimmers who came to our tes [...]

June 2, 2014

Congratulations and thank you!

Water World Swim is proud to congratulate all the athletes who came to train with us and followed our recommendations on how to get to the finish. We also congr [...]

May 31, 2014

Test Swim Report

We did the Test Swim this morning for tomorrow’s Escape from Alcatraz™ Triathlon. This is the video report from this morning’s swim from Coach Ped [...]

May 25, 2014

Are you ready?

Coach Mike Lockwood asks: are you ready for the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon next week? You’ve trained for months, now it’s all about the mental. [...]

May 13, 2014

“Challenge the status quo.”

“Challenge the status quo.”
It’s a twist on the Haas School of Business defining principle: “question the status quo.” If it were up to me, ev [...]

May 4, 2014

Shaking off self doubt

Still in disbelief that I really did do an Alcatraz Crossing in March, I signed up for my second.
You never forget your first time, Coach Pedro said. He said hi [...]

March 30, 2014

Clinics 101 – prepare for summer events!

If you’ve swimming any of our events this summer, taking on Sharkfest, Escape from Alcatraz, Hope For Crohn’s Blue [...]

March 12, 2014

Even a breast-stroking bird-watcher can do it!

I finally did it. My first Alcatraz crossing!
I was probably the most nervous swimmer on that boat to Alcatraz last Saturday. In fact, I spent the days before t [...]

February 27, 2014

Announcing our partnership with Finis!

We are proud to announce that this year we will be working with Finis to promote awesome swim [...]

February 27, 2014

Diving into Open Water

Congratulations on taking the leap from pool to sea, river, and channel. Here’s all a beginner needs to know about open water swimming. [...]

February 20, 2014

Calling all kayakers!

Do you know a kayaker or are you one? We are in need of kayakers to act as swim pilots and support for upcoming events in the late spring and [...]

January 31, 2014

Fill out forms and waivers online

No more snail mail or sometimes temperamental PDFS! You can now fill out waivers and event applications online with simple forms. Just fill ou [...]

January 27, 2014

WWS and Water World Israel in Greece 2014!

Are you ready to swim the waters of the world, spend a week on a boat floating above crystal water, and enjoy the Mediterranean sunshine?
It&# [...]

January 18, 2014

Video: Hunter’s Magellan Swim

Photographer Gabriel Leiva compiled this wonderful video covering Hunter Wright’s Strait of Magellan swim. Check it out and read more about the swim here! [...]