Lake Vostok

You should all know by now that we here are OWC are not deterred by swimming in cold water lakes. But speaking entirely for myself,Read More

Russian Ice Swimmers

Check out these intrepid “walruses!” Winter swimming is the best way to get back into shape. It’s like a magic wand.

Surf’s Up Chicago!

Here are a few shots of “Surfer Jack” Flynn shooting the curl in the 33F water down at 57th Street Beach last Sunday. Cool stuff!

Lake Freaks

Here’s a fantastic video produced and directed by Brian Anderson from the Medill School at Northwestern University: