July 27, 2016

2017 San Francisco Bay Race Dates Announced from Water World Swim

Cold water & San Francisco bay swimming specialists to train athletes for Alcatraz crossings, ESCAPE […]

July 10, 2016

Q&A With WWS Member Mike Maguire

2014 Pacific Grove Olympic Distance Triathlon (Mike’s first ever Olympic Distance event)


July 6, 2016

Anatomy of the bay: 7 bites of San Francisco bay history, science, and lore

The bay is awash in rumor of what lies beneath, from visions of Jaws to leftovers of failed prison escapees. But what’s really down there, an […]

July 2, 2016

Record-Setting Swimmer in San Francisco’s 2016 Bridge to Bridge Swim

Swimmers started the race in dense fog

Anaya Khanzode, 10, completes Bridge to Bridge a […]

June 30, 2016

30 things Alcatraz swimmers think about during a crossing

As swimmers, every Alcatraz crossing is unique down to the individual! But whether you swim skin or wetsuit, swim for the scenery or swim for […]

June 26, 2016

Pre-swim food: What our coaches eat before swimming

Open water swimming is great exercise; it can burn more than 500 calories an hour! It’s important to fuel the body properly to handle the ph […]

June 20, 2016

Q&A with world record holder Angel More


Angel More  started swimming Alcatraz with WWS at the age of 11 and now has 36 Alcatraz Cr […]

June 13, 2016

Triathletes Successfully Escape Alcatraz and Cross San Francisco Bay with Help from Water World Swim

Water World Swim Triathlon Coach Kathy Winkler Wins First Place in Age Group
SAN FRANCISCO—June 13, 2016—Water World Swim, the universal expert on open wate […]

May 11, 2016

Thrillist | How to enjoy the bay this summer


Rent a wetsuit and take the plunge
Yeah, yeah, you’ve probably splashed around in the […]

May 10, 2016

Corsia4 | Open Water “Alcatraz” San Francisco (USA)


39 anni più tardi, l’11 Giugno 2001, il direttore della gara “Swim with Centurio […]

April 28, 2016

The Red Bulletin | How to escape Alcatraz


Pedro Ordenes has crossed the 1.25-mile passage from Alcatraz to Aquatic Park on the no […]

April 14, 2016

The Red Bulletin | 5 destinations that’ll test you (and reward you)


The musty charm of the South End Rowing Club at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park is more J […]

April 13, 2016

Swim Swam | My Great Cuban Swimming Adventure


I recently had an amazing opportunity to travel to Cuba with nine other swimmers, two co […]

February 23, 2016

The Examiner | Cold-water swimmer warms up Cuba


This is the first U.S. swim group ever invited to Cuba. The group led by Water World Swi […]

January 23, 2016

The Boston Globe | Triathlon just one way to escape from Alcatraz


For me, the best preparation came from taking a swim clinic the day before the race with […]

January 13, 2016

Marin Independent Journal | Marin briefs: Kuehle hired to coach San Rafael High softball


Mill Valley’s Kathy Winkler placed first in her age group (50-54) and 10th overall in […]

December 18, 2015

2015 Year in review with Pedro

Looking back on the year, what would you describe as the big highlight(s) of WWS in 2015?
Some highlights that made our swim season one of the […]

November 7, 2015

Swimmers Nik and Diana to take on Aconcagua to Climb Over Cancer!

Water world swimmer Nik started with WWS in September 2013 to train for the Winter Alcatraz swim […]

October 30, 2015

Kathy Winkler: We are a big family at Water World Swim

Water World Swim coach and ambassador Kathy Winkler is a versatile rock star. A member of the USA World T […]

October 26, 2015

Romano Mombelli to swim the Bonifacio Channel

Swiss university student and marathon swimmer Romano Mombelli will be swimming the Bonifacio Channel next week with Water World Swim, covering the 15K distance […]


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