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  • Nice 5+ minutes kayak-eye view of the start of 2012 8 Bridges Stage 6
    ...anything worth doing is worth overdoing.
  • edited February 2013
    Love the soundtrack DB! Very Fitting but feel I should be sipping a mint julep and eating foie gras!
  • edited February 2013
    http://www.cargoculte.fr/fr/nos-realisations/50/les-fous-de-la-baie

    A French film crew were at the South End and Dolphin Club a couple of years ago and got some good footage...and sounds like a good story....

    Sharko
    "I never met a shark I didn't like"
  • edited March 2013

    vimeo.com/60538341
  • A fun part of Ice Mile training:
  • Full report of my Ice Mile swim at www.haydnwelch.co.uk. The above clip was just training but no room to swim in the ice covered Lake Bled, Slovenia. Having dived in I remembered I hadn't tied on my float or my mascot Deepest Bear, so went back for them. I then cut my face on the ice as I was swimming through it, so got out.
  • edited March 2013
    From @bethfrench: merged from another new thread.

    I managed to slide in to an extended stay in Hawaii a swim across the Kaiwi- and got it filmed. I hope it serves to promote open water swimming.

  • edited March 2013
    Video shown at the CS&PF annual diner
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • edited March 2013

    vimeo.com/61392328
  • @evmo the last post looks blank on the mobile site
  • edited March 2013
    It shows up fine on my phone, but this reminds me it's good to include links in addition to the video embed. This is useful if, for instance, someone's browser is set to block flash.
  • I've got no idea what mine blocks! Will see
  • edited March 2013
    My dad just put together a short video of "highlights" of my MIMS swim last summer! I'll try to get some more of the video up when I go home this summer - pretty sure he has about 6 hours of riveting footage total:

  • Great video Abby! What a adventure for you and everyone on your team! You are a beautiful swimmer, a treat to see you power along leading the pack!
  • Looked a fab pace. Great vid.
  • Ned Dennison's Catalina Channel Swim


    Ned Denison swims Catalina
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!

  • Cook Strait Video - Craig Lenning & Darren Miller!
    www.darren-miller.com ENJOY!
    www.darren-miller.com
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S.A.
  • Saw this on another OW site. It is first-rate:




    -LBJ
    "Ordinarily he is insane, but he has lucid moments when he is only stupid." - Heinrich Heine
  • ...anything worth doing is worth overdoing.
  • LOL, SO Demonic, Simplistic, and Oh So Catchy!
  • edited June 2013
    Cruise ships pulling out at inconvenient times. All part of the MIMS experience.

  • edited July 2013
    Not quite a swim video but relevant, the best Lion's Mane jelly video I've seen posted elsewhere by @Pmb

  • Report Russia-1 TV channel ("News-Khabarovsk") on YouTube about the swim across the Bering Strait:

    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • evmo said:

    Cruise ships pulling out at inconvenient times. All part of the MIMS experience.

    Great fun, as long as you're not the one the NYPD is ordering out of the water...
  • edited October 2013
    Entry for SCAR Swim 2014 coming soon. Here is a clip of the 2013 swims which had 12 Triple Crown swimmers participate. Not a bad early season warm up for channel swimmers.

  • edited October 2013
    GOWSC2013Cork Sandycove-dip
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • Nice day, nice video Niek! It was fun to be part of that swim!
  • edited October 2013
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • 6p (5M/1F)-team 'Plons Channel Team' 11:59:00h on 8-Aug-2013 with CS&PF
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • edited October 2013
    I got a load of videos at Cork to publish.
    Here's the result.

    Murmansk Winterswimming 2013

    Bering Strait Relay 2013
    Bering Strait Relay background 1
    Bering Strait Relay background 2
    Bering Strait Relay in the news 1
    Bering Strait Relay in the news 2
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • "Crossing Hell's Mouth tells the story of Frank Chalmers, an open water swimmer who is setting off on the challenge of his life. Having successfully swum the English Channel, Frank has been training for over a year in preparation for his toughest swim yet; to cross the Pentland Firth."

  • Here's my English Channel swim from 2001. It was previously posted here, but the link got screwed up and Youtube whacked Part 2 for copyright. I claimed that the music was copyrighted, so I think I'm good.....for now.



    Part 2. There's no video or audio for the first 30 seconds. I don't know why.

  • Highly suggest watching Chris's videos. Especially if you want to see the primo example of how to feed quickly.
  • IronMike said:

    Highly suggest watching Chris's videos. Especially if you want to see the primo example of how to feed quickly.

    IronMike said:

    Highly suggest watching Chris's videos. Especially if you want to see the primo example of how to feed quickly.

    Shotgunning beers in college was great training for that. Who knew?

  • Great Video Chris! Had the feel of Open Water Swimming's Version of The Endless Summer!
  • edited January 12
    @swimmer25k
    Well that was a fun watch. Great soundtrack...rockstar.
    :-)
  • Thanks Chris! Learned a ton by watching those two videos, plus they were just fun.
    KK
  • edited April 24
    Adam Walker successfully crossed the Cook Channel.
    He started 21th April around 09:00 h New Zealand time and finished in 8 hours 36 min the 6th and in his words hardest of the 7 Oceans.
    Now all that's left is the 'easier' North Channel between Scotland and Ireland to become the fifth person to complete the 7 oceans.
    They saw a shark but dolphins came to the rescue!
    Read more about it on his website and Twitter page.
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • edited August 10
    Video: Amateur swimmers dive into cold waters of Perito Moreno glacier during Argentina's first International Winter Swimming Festival
    link to video because embedding is disabled.
    http://openwaterswimming.eu - Cold, wind, waves, sunburn, currents, jellyfish and flotsam! Hop in and join the fun!
  • edited August 12
    Adding Scott's film here.

    Wanna go for a swim?
    blog.talesofthebeerbaby.com
    athleta.net
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