Surge In Bay Swimmers Credited To Above Average Water TempsThere has been a surge in swimmers taking to San Francisco Bay, thanks to warmer water in the Pacific Ocean.
Great White Sharks In Water Force Swimmer To Abort Golden Gate Bridge To Farallon Islands AttemptA Bay Area man had to stop his quest to be the first to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands due to Great White sharks in the water.
High Bacteria Levels Prompts Warning For Swimmers At Monterey Area BeachSwimmers are being warned to stay out of the water at Monterey Municipal Beach after tests found high levels of bacteria, county health officials said Tuesday.
Popular SoCal Beach Closed Over Reports Of Oil GlobsA popular area of Manhattan Beach has been cordoned off Wednesday following a report that oil globs were washing ashore.
Dog Swims 1.5 Miles During Storm To Reunite With Owner After Home On Water Sinks Near SausalitoA Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.
Former Olympian Wins Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon For Record 6th TimeFormer Olympian Andy Potts won the 27.5-mile Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Sunday for a record sixth time as more than 2,000 people swam from Alcatraz Island, rode bikes and ran through San Francisco, a spokeswoman said.
Concord Man Found Dead After Plunge Into Lake BerryessaA Concord man apparently drowned Sunday after he jumped from a rock into the water at Lake Berryessa.
Lafayette Man Plans Record-Breaking Swim Attempt From Milwaukee To ChicagoA Lafayette man plans to attempt a record-breaking swim from Milwaukee to Chicago.
Athlete Swims From Farallon Islands To Muir Beach; Only 3rd Ever To Complete TrekMuir Beach resident Jon Rauh probably thought he’d seen some impressive feats after returning from the San Francisco Giants home opening win over Arizona, but he says he soon became one of a handful of spectators to one of the rarest accomplishments in Bay Area athletics, one some say hasn’t been done since 1967.
Relay Swim From Farallones – Golden Gate Bridge Called OffA group of Bay Area athletes who attempted to swim the roughly 30 miles from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge for charity Thursday were forced to call it quits with only eight miles left to go.
Group Swimming From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate BridgeA group of Bay Area swimmers is attempting a difficult feat Thursday: swimming roughly 30 miles in frigid, shark-infested waters with no wetsuits - and all in the name of charity.
Saratoga 9-Year-Old Completes Swim From AlcatrazSharks and treacherous currents kept most Alcatraz prisoners in place, but a 9-year-old boy has made the swim from the one-time prison island to San Francisco in 41 minutes.