Lewis Pugh

Lewis Pugh Swims Through Antarctic Lake In Environmental Advocacy Swim

Open water swimmer Lewis Pugh completed a brutal cold-water swim on a supra-glacial lake in Antarctica to bring attention to global climate change.


South African Ocean Swimmer Theodore Yach Dies At Age 60

South African open water swimmer Theodore Yach died this week while undergoing hospital tests for asthma.

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Lewis Pugh Completes English Channel Mega Swim

Donning just a pair of briefs with a simple cap and goggles, activist swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh became the first person to swim the length of the English Channel.


Marathon Swimmer Lewis Pugh Hospitalized After Shifted Vertebra

Marathon swimmer Lewis Pugh underwent emergency surgery on Friday after enduring a shifted vertebra.

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In Briefs 2/3/2015: Van Mierlo Retires, NC Swimmers Goggle Up in Protest, Pugh Swims with Sea Lions

Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh’s planned swimming adventure for a cause rounds up today’s “In Briefs”

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Open Water Swimming in the Winter Olympics?

When most people think of open water swimming the images of a summer lake or warm beach locale often come…

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