Sun rising, looking east from west van, view of the ocean.

Reflecting on the 2020 Vancouver Open Water Swim Season

March 20, 2021

Everything—everything!—changed last spring. Images coming in from remote places showed empty streets and Italian mayors berating citizens for being outside. “Unprecedented” became over-used. Just over a year ago, I went …

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COVID-19 Update: April 20, 2020

April 20, 2020

The VOWSA team has made the decision to cancel all VOWSA race events for the 2020 season: the Canada Day Challenge, the Kits Challenge and the Bay Challenge. We …

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Person alone in the water

COVID-19 Update – March 29 2020

March 29, 2020

COVID-19 has directly affected all of us. How will it affect the 2020 VOWSA season? Season most likely delayed We are as yet unsure how physical distancing and other measures …

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