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A Guide to Swimming Halls of Fame: Where History Is Celebrated

A Guide to Swimming Halls of Fame: Where History Is Celebrated This article will provide an overview of swimming Halls of Fame (international, national and local), the various disciplines that are celebrated, their purpose, how they operate, how to start one and a look at general Halls of Fame that ...

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A Look at English Channel Crossing Speed Progressions

A Look at English Channel Crossing Speed Progressions The English Channel is the standard test for traditional marathon swimmers. As of the end of 2020, 2,157 individuals had completed the swim, compared to 5,788 who had summited Mount Everest. Many of the elite marathon racers (for example, those i...

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IWD: Marathon Swimming: Where Women Have Outperformed the Men

Marathon Swimming: Where Women Have Outperformed the Men Today, March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day. As a tribute to the women who have contributed to, grown and defined excellence in the sport, Swimming World will run several features throughout the day which celebrate some of the great...

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Open Water History: 105 Years of Swimming Around Manhattan

Open Water History: 105 Years of Swimming Around Manhattan Swimming around the center of New York City (45.9km/28.5 miles) has long been a tradition for many swimmers, with hotly contested races between top swimmers also part of history. The challenge consists of strong tides, the flows of three riv...