January 27, 2017

The Irish Times | Escape from Alcatraz – an exhilarating aquatic adventure

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To help me decide whether or not Morris and the Anglins could have made it, I signed up with […]

January 4, 2017

The Guardian | Escape from Alcatraz: a swim from the Rock to San Francisco

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Pedro Ordenes is the head coach and founder of Water World Swim, which organises escorted mo […]

May 11, 2016

Thrillist | How to enjoy the bay this summer

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

May 10, 2016

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

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

April 28, 2016

The Red Bulletin | How to escape Alcatraz

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Pedro Ordenes has crossed the 1.25-mile passage from Alcatraz to Aquatic Park on the north […]

April 14, 2016

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

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

April 13, 2016

Swim Swam | My Great Cuban Swimming Adventure

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

February 23, 2016

The Examiner | Cold-water swimmer warms up Cuba

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

January 23, 2016

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

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

January 13, 2016

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

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

October 10, 2015

The Oklahoman | Oklahoma City architect takes on Alcatraz Challenge to celebrate his 60th birthday

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On Sept. 6, Bockus and four other fast and brave souls did just that when team Rockus Bockus […]

September 17, 2015

San Jose Mercury News | 10-year-old Sunnyvale girl breaks second Alcatraz swim record

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The girls swim with a coach watching over them as well as kayaker who paddles alongside. The […]

September 13, 2015

North Jersey | Cedar Grove Elks member to escape from Alcatraz for St. Baldrick’s

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Chellis, now 56, decided to complete the daunting task he joked about with his late brother, […]

September 11, 2015

Fresno Bee | Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

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Thumbs up to Bre Bonds, 13, and Jaydan Chau, 9, of Fresno for swimming from Alcatraz to San […]

September 2, 2015

Entorno Inteligente | La ‘Water World Swim’ realizará clínicas de entrenamiento previo al Trigalápagos

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La ‘Water World Swim’ realizará clínicas de entrenamiento previo al Trigalápagos / El tel […]

July 11, 2015

Deep Water | Episode 8 Alcatraz

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A world-first IronMan race under San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bri […]

June 13, 2015

SUPCurrents | Water Safety Patrol Volunteer-The Reward

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While I  will not go into the details of being on the water safety patrol for over 2000 swi […]

May 28, 2015

The Guardian | Escape from Alcatraz – with nothing but a wetsuit

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Heading to California in April, I asked friends for recommendations for San Francisco. I was […]

May 23, 2015

WOWSA | Seals Snarl, Swimmers Just Smile

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Open water swimmers talk about sharks and jellyfish all the time.
But there are plenty of ot […]

April 1, 2015

WOWSA | A license to swim and share

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Pedro Ordenesof Water World Swim is an icon in the San Francisco Bay open water swimming com […]

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