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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Mediterranean Swimming Adventures 2017

Courtesy of Martin Strel, Mediterranean Sea.

Strel Swimming Adventure Holidays is planning swimming holidays in Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, Turkey, Slovenia and Arizona (USA). "Our season starts in mid-May and finishes at the end of October. We are also introducing two new trips this year in Croatia and Greece."

Swim the Elaphiti Islands in Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Southern Dalmatian Coast and Dubrovnik is described as the the pearl of the Adriatic Sea because of its architectural heritage. A short ferry drive away are stunningly beautiful Elaphiti islands. Swimmers spend dryland time in the hotel on Sipan island.

Swim & Sail Cruise in Dodecanese Greek Islands

The historical Rhodes island are site of a swimmming holiday and cruise in the southern Dodecanese Greek Islands. Along the way, swimmers visit Symi, Nisyros, Tilos, and Chalki Islands while swimming twice a day right off the boat.

Tooting Bec Lido in London

Participation in the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido in London.

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Open Water Swimming Magazine

The Open Water Swimming Magazine is the monthly magazine entirely focused on open water swimming heroes and heroines of every age, ability, and background. Published by the World Open Water Swimming Association, the Open Water Swimming Magazine is a free benefit to WOWSA members.

WOWSA Member Benefits include 12 issues of the Open Water Swimming Magazine, the annual 276-page Open Water Swimming Almanac, a free listing in Sponsor My Swim, outstanding product discounts from FINIS, an entry in Openwaterpedia and more...

The Other Shore

The Other Shore follows world record holder and legendary swimmer Diana Nyad as she comes out of a thirty-year retirement to re-attempt an elusive dream: swimming 103 miles non-stop from Cuba to Florida without the use of a shark cage. Her past and present collide in her obsession with a feat that nobody has ever accomplished. At the edge of The Devil’s Triangle, tropical storms, sharks, venomous jellyfish, and one of the strongest ocean currents in the world, all prove to be life-threatening realities. Timothy Wheeler’s documentary brings Diana Nyad’s extraordinary adventure to life as Diana sets out to prove that will and determination are all you need to make the unimaginable possible.

2014 Open Water Swimming Almanac

An Almanac for Open Water Swimming

An almanac is essentially a body of knowledge which is so complete that it enables people in different fields to make predictions about the future of their respective industries.

This, for example, was the purpose of the traditional farmers almanacs. It enabled farmers to determine as accurately as possible which crops to plant for the greatest harvests in a given year.

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In fact, there is even one for open water swimming...

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