The air temperature was a crisp 39F when I took off on my bike out to Ladder #1. The sun had not yet risen, butRead More
2009 has been an amazing year for Open Water Chicago – and we certainly didn’t waste any time getting started. Just after sunrise on JanuaryRead More
Here’s a shot of Carol after her SF Bay swim for Swim Across America. Great job, Carol!
Craig forwarded me a very detailed e-mail describing Todd’s Channel crossing. It’s an absolutely amazing story of an amazing feat. I’ve copied and pasted itRead More
70F lake temp…calm, clear water…amazing skyline. Yes, you REALLY should have been out there!
The water temperature is still a scorching 70F with no thermoclines. And if it wasn’t for the rapidly diminishing sunlight, I wouldn’t have believed thatRead More
Here’s a great Ladder #1 stunt to round out the summer of 2009! (Video credit: Diver Dave)
There’s a great article on Active.com you should definitely check out: Swimming Around the World: Open Water Destination Races. However, the one on my shortRead More
When the mercury read 67F at 5:30am, I knew that this would turn out to be a perfect late summer morning. And the foggy rideRead More
I had a kayak lesson this evening that involved practicing a self rescue. Since I was already soaked – and since the LPBC is veryRead More