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Penny Palfrey Heading North

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Lion's Mane | 0 comments

Penny Palfrey will attempt two swims of unimaginable magnitude within 2-3 months of each other. For her first swim, she will attempt to...

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Boxed In By The Traditional Rules Of Open Water Swimming

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Box Jellyfish | 0 comments

According to the various sources and knowledgeable individuals, some of the most venomous creatures in the world live in the oceans. It...

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Protection Against Stingers Splits Down The Middle

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in IGS Feature, Jellyfish Sting | 0 comments

In the Marathon Swimmers Forum, Evan Morrison of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association analyzed the opinions and survey results...

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John van Leeuwen, Fueled By Female, Protected By Grease

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Blue Bottle | 0 comments

With his girlfriend in the boat urging him on and his coach slapping engine oil on his mouth, John van Leeuwen was ready to complete the...

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Marathon Swimming & Portuguese Man o War

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in IGS Feature, Portuguese Man O War | Comments Off

Among the various considerations of marathon swimming is the presence of a nearly invisible predator called the Portuguese Man of War. ...

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