Prelude to the SB Triathlon: New jock Romo ready to give it a ‘Tri’

Romo wetsuit

Three years ago, he was in tough shape. Tipping the scales at 190, there was, by his count, 30 extra pounds on his 5-foot, 9-inch frame. Reality … [Read more...]

Woods crack top 10 in Reef and Run swims

Spencer Woods, center, had the support of his family at Tuesday's Reef and Run Series at East Beach. Spencer , 12, finished third in the 1k swim and his uncle, Neil, right, placed sixth in the 1-mile swim. Rooting from the beach were grandma, Annie; dad, Ian; mom, Sandra, and grandpa,Guy. (Randy Weiss photo)

  Spencer Wood led a trio of 12 year olds as top 10 finishers in the 1-kilometer ocean swim at Tuesday’s Reef and Run Series at East … [Read more...]

Schroeders take early evening swim together

The Schroeder family, from left, son Grant, daughter Erica and mom Dawn did the 1k ocean swim together at the Reef and Run Series. (Photo by Randy Weiss)

It was a family affair in the 1-kilometer ocean swim at the Tuesday evening Reef and Run Series at East Beach. The Schroeders: mom Dawn and kids … [Read more...]

Farrell still going strong in the water

Reef & Run ocean-swim winners Jon Clark (mile), Grant Schroeder (1k) hang out with 1960 Olympic gold medalist Jeff Farrell and his son, Marco, at East Beach.

At 74 years young, Jeff Farrell can swim faster than many people. The two-time Olympic gold medalist finished ahead of 20 swimmers in the … [Read more...]

Vaa, Veitch victorious at Reef and Run

Jeremy Vaa pulled away from the pack and won the 1-mile swim at Tuesday evening’s Reef and Run Series at East Beach. Vaa, a teacher at San Marcos … [Read more...]

Clark preps for his specialty at Reef and Run duathalon


Jon Clark tuned up to defend his Semana Nautica Biathlon title this weekend by winning Tuesday night’s Santa Barbara Reef and Run Series duathalon at … [Read more...]

Reid wins 2nd straight Reef and Run mile swim

Stewart Reid made it 2-for-2 in the Reef and Run mile swim on Tuesday night at East Beach. Reid finished first in 19 minutes, 14 seconds, beating … [Read more...]

Reid picks up where he left off at Reef and Run

Stewart Reid, a multi-winner last year, captured the first mile swim at the season-opener of the Santa Barbara Reef and Run Series at East Beach on … [Read more...]