Swimming as a bridge to social good

Swim4Good Just Got a Lot Bigger (0)

April 17, 2014 • Swim4Good

Swim4Good was launched on August 2012 by Emily Kunze, Susan Moody and myself with the objective of swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar and raising $100.000 for Worldreader.  On July 11 2013, we reached our goal of swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar and raising $107.800 for Worldreader. After Gibraltar, and as we thought about the future,… Read More ›

Sea of Cortez »

“No drama” and other pieces of good advice for our upcoming Sea of Cortez Swim (0)

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This morning I had the pleasure of swimming from Tiburon to The Golden Gate Bridge with my SF friends from Night Train and my teammate on our upcoming Sea of Cortez Swim, Antonio Arguelles, who flew in from Mexico. The water was about 13.5 degrees C and the current was in our favor– so much… Read More ›

Swim4Good »

Swim4Good Just Got a Lot Bigger (0)

Swim4Good was launched on August 2012 by Emily Kunze, Susan Moody and myself with the objective of swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar and raising $100.000 for Worldreader.  On July 11 2013, we reached our goal of swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar and raising $107.800 for Worldreader. After Gibraltar, and as we thought about the future,… Read More ›

Polls & Surveys »

Poll results: Coldest water 1 hour swim and peeing in the pool (1)

Coldest 1 hour swim

65 swimmers from 13 countries responded our most recent poll.  Distribution by country: US: 25 responses Spain: 16 UK: 9 Ireland: 4 Australia: 3 Israel, New Zealand, Gibraltar, Portugal, Switzerland, Ukraine, Estonia, Mexico: 1 1. What is the coldest water temperature that you have swum at least for 1 hour (without a wetsuit)? When putting… Read More ›

Interviews »

Damian Blaum: World Champion FINA Open Water 2013 (0)

Damina Blaum Worl Champion FINA 2013

(Si quieres ver esta entrevista en Español, por favor ve aquí). In November 2012, we had the pleasure of interviewing Damian Blaum on this blog.  Back then, Damian had already an enviable swimming career, having been ranked #2 in the year 4 years, among many other successes. We are very happy that this year Damian has… Read More ›

Guest Posts »

Guest Post: Nuevos Neoprenos OW (Open Water) by Sailfish (1)

Neopreno OW Sailfish

Nuestro amigo Pepe Navarro (General Manager de Sailfish Spain) escribe a continuación un post en el que nos anuncia el próximo lanzamiento de una nueva modalidad de neoprenos que Sailfish lanzará en España en el mes de Febrero. Aprovechamos para agradecer de nuevo a Pepe y a Sailfish por su apoyo a nuestro cruce de… Read More ›

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