Drowning at Mount Maunganui

Vivian Fosse, a 54-year-old New Zealander living in Norway, drowned at Mount Maunganui just over the weekends. According to the police, she was swimming at the beach with a group of family and friends when she got into difficulty. “She was found unresponsive...

Prison Inmates Swam to Save Boys

Whenever most of us hear the term, ‘prisoner’ or ‘inmate’, we are quick to judge. Majority of the time, we do not have a good impression of these individuals who have committed criminal offences. However, on Wednesday, three of them proved that...

Another Ice Swimmer?

Swimming a mile in a lake can be quite a challenging task to accomplish, especially when there are so many factors to take into consideration. These factors can include the current, the wind direction and so fourth. Not to mention, there is still the unpredictability...

World’s Largest Fundraising Swim

Come April 20, swimmers in Horsham, England will make a splash in the world’s biggest fundraising swim at Pavilions in the Park. They will be taking on a Swimathon challenge in a combined effort to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. The event is set to be held...

Injury Doesn’t Hold Back Endurance Swimmer

Even at the age of 51, there is still nothing capable of holding back Lucienne Beyer when she sets her mind to something. The swimming enthusiast from Taupo, New Zealand, will be taking part in her fourth State NZ Ocean Swim Series event, the State Capital Classic,...