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'Between the Lines'

'Between the Lines,' from filmmaker Jason Hearn, profiles ocean photographer Sacha Specker documenting his swims across the globe

Jul 25, 2019

My Family Vacation Swimming in the Open Sea

Like the rest of us, Tom Vanderbilt was dreaming of a new kind of vacation. He wanted adventure and a physical challenge, but also a trip that would appeal to his wife and young daughter. The answer: swimming in the open ocean, day after wet, wild day.

Tom Vanderbilt
Jul 2, 2019

The Best Thing About SwimRun? It's Not About the Bike

Ötillö Swimrun is a grueling race series alternating long passages of open-water swimming with rugged runs of up to 40 miles. But unlike a triathlon, there’s no biking. That’s great news for W. Hodding Carter, a former collegiate swimmer who plans to qualify for the world championship. At age 56.

W. Hodding Carter
May 29, 2019