Steven Munatones

Open Water Swimmers Have Mixed Feelings About New ‘Nyad’ Biopic Coming to Netflix

Lingering questions about Diana Nyad’s Cuba-to-Florida swim a decade ago have conjured mixed feelings about the new biopic set for release later this year.


Oceans Seven

Climbing has the Seven Summits. Horse racing, the Triple Crown. And since 2009, open water swimming has had its own unique challenge: the Oceans Seven.

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Despite High Water Temperatures, Asian OWS Championships Marched On

By the time the 10k race was slated to kick-off in Malaysia this past weekend at the Asian Open Water Swimming Championships, the water had warmed to an alarmingly high temperature 31.9°C (89.42°F).


Steven Munatones Posts on Facebook for First Time Since Heart Attack

More than two weeks after suffering a heart attack, open water swimming legend Steven Munatones has spoken. Munatones’ sister has been keeping…

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UPDATE 4: Steven Munatones Released from Hopsital

Open water swimming legend Steven Munatones has been sent home from the hospital a week after suffering a heart attack. In…

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UPDATE 3: Steven Munatones Awake, Walking After Heart Attack

The news continues to improve from California, where open water swimming legend Steven Munatones continues to improve a week after having…

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UPDATE 2: Steven Munatones Speaking, Following Commands in Hospital

Open water swimming legend Steven Munatones continues to make more progress on Monday after suffering a heart attack late last week….


UPDATE: Steven Munatones Awake After Heart Attack, Still Critical

Open water swimming legend Steven Munatones is awake in the Critical Care Unit at the Hoag Hospital after suffering a heart…

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Open Water Dean Steven Munatones Critical After Heart Attack

Steven Munatones (right) is one of the true legends of American open water swimming.


Opinion: Nyad’s Legit

Diana Nyad in the water off Cuba during her second Cuba to Florida attempt of 2011 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)