Category Archives: Open Water Swimming

Bay 2 Breakers – The Swim

“If this was easy, someone else would be doing it” is exactly what I said to Cathy Harrington just west of the Golden Gate Bridge and about 90 minutes into my first Bay 2 Breakers swim. Why run when you … Continue reading

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Die Another Day

Yesterday was my exciting first trip to La Jolla Cove, a place I’d been wanting to visit for several months. My friend Helen was there this weekend from Boston and we had plans to swim down there. I was so … Continue reading

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Lynne Cox Is A Badass & 24 Hour SF Bay Swim Relay Recap

I just finished reading “Swimming to Antartica” by Lynne Cox and can’t remember the last time a book gripped my attention so much. I kept wanting to know what happened next and love her style of writing. It made me … Continue reading

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First (and second!) San Francisco Bay / 50 F Water Swims! =)

Being born, raised, and living almost my entire life in San Francisco (minus the last 7 months), I’d never swam in the Bay before. When I had first met Evan Morrison in August, he had encouraged me to swim with … Continue reading

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The Makings of a Marathon Swimmer

My journey to becoming a marathon swimmer started at birth, I just didn’t know it most of my life. I can tie everything in my life together like a row of dominoes on how I got to where I am … Continue reading

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First Open Water Swim of 2014 =)

Last Sunday I swam my first open water swim of 2014 and the first open water swim in about 4 months! I was joining the OakStreakers down in Laguna Beach who I hadn’t seen since November when I attended the … Continue reading

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Powerhouse Paddle and Swim

Last Sunday I ended up doing my second ocean swim race: Powerhouse Paddle and Swim in Del Mar. When my originals plans and then backup plans both fell through, I texted my friend Lynn to see what were the OC … Continue reading

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