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 […]
Many swimmers head out on a boat to Alcatraz, ready to make a dramatic jump from the rock – only to find that our boats only get as close as 1 […]
In 2014, we ran a survey for our swimmers to discover what they wanted. One of those things was a place for first-timers to hear about others’ […]
In Spring 2004, Maureen Upton wrote about WWS Founder Pedro Ordenes swimming the Beagle Channel to celebrate international peace and raise can […]
Congratulations on taking the leap from pool to sea, river, and channel. Here’s all a beginner needs to know about open water swimming.
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Try to be on time and don’t jump in the water without telling anyone. On large group swims, we will have a sign-in sheet. Check in with the […]