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Travel Channel to feature the unlikely story of Grove City swimmer Walter Poenisch

The Travel Channel will air a segment Wednesday, Sept. 19., on Walter Poenisch, whose 1978 swim from Cuba to Florida at age 65 was so unlikely it still sounds like fiction.

Even 40 years later, it sounds a bit like fiction.

Racers take on St. Louis Bay for 2nd annual swim across the bay

For more than 100 swimmers, the two mile swim across St. Louis Bay was a task many spent weeks training for.

The second annual Swim across the bay nearly doubled its registered swimmers over year one. Co-organizer Madeline Simpson says the race started as a family and friends thing, but she and her sister thought everyone should be able to take part.

Popular ocean event postponed for second time due to weather

The Duke’s Waikiki Ocean Mile Swim has been postponed again.

One of the most popular events of the Duke’s OceanFest ocean sports festival will now take place on Saturday, Oct. 13.

It was previously supposed to take place Saturday, Sept. 15, but organizers were concerned over water quality issues as a result of Tropical Storm Olivia.

San Carlos teen Angel More has completed the California Triple Crown of Marathon Swimming and now seeks to do more

It’s quite a thing to contemplate one’s own mortality at the age of 11. Swimming in the San Francisco Bay on May 17, 2014, with Alcatraz behind her and her and her club swim coach ahead of her, Angel More thought: “Oh, I could die.”

It was the first time More — an avid swimmer — had attempted an open-water swim, making a trek so treacherous that it was one of the main deterrents for any prisoners who pondered escaping The Rock.

Navy SEAL plans San Clemente to Catalina swim

Former Navy SEAL Dave Loeffler plans to swim from San Clemente Island to Catalina Island on Monday, September 17. The swim is believed to be the first attempt, ever, to swim the 21 miles between the two islands. San Clemente is the southernmost Channel Island and 70 miles offshore of San Diego.

28th Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swim

Date: 
Sunday, 7 October, 2018 - 10:00

28th Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swim
​Sunday October 7, 2018
10K, 4K, 2K, 0.8K

For all information about this event and how to register look @aquamoonadventures

The Mighty Mac Swim 2019

Date: 
Sunday, 11 August, 2019 - 07:00

The Mighty Mac Swim  is an epic 4-mile swim across the beautiful Straits of Mackinac

between Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas, alongside the iconic Mackinac Bridge. 

Wounded Veterans to Lead 400 Swimmers Across Straits of Mackinac

A team of four wounded U.S. Veterans are planned to lead 400 swimmers in an unprecedented combined attempt to swim between Michigan’s peninsulas, across the 4-mile width of the Straits of Mackinac. The Veteran Swim team will symbolically and ceremoniously lead the internationally-sanctioned Mighty Mac Swim when the newly-expanded event is reintroduced on August 11, 2019.

Local to Attempt Setting Record for Swimming around the Island City

Alameda resident Craig Coombs, 57, has set a personal mission to be the first person complete a swim around the Main Island. Coombs plans to start his swim from the jetty on the east side of Crown Beach (in front of the bowling alley) at 3:15 a.m. He then intends to swim clockwise around the Island City. If all goes as Coombs expects, the entire swim will take eight hours, give or take 30 minutes. 

Maracas Open Water Classic 2018

Date: 
Sunday, 16 September, 2018 - 08:00

The 2018 edition of the Subway Maracas Open Water Classic will come off on Sunday, September 16 at the Maracas Bay, Maracas from 8 am.

he Caribbean's longest running open water event is here and Subway for the fifth consecutive year is the title sponsor of what is now know as the Subway Maracas Open Water Classic.

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