Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad to speak at UCSB

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents an afternoon with record-setting long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad on Sat., Nov. 14, at 3:00 p.m. at UCSB Campbell … [Read more...]

SB’s Ocean Swimmer of the Year competition underway

As the annual Semana Nautica sports festival arrives in Santa Barbara, so does the Ocean Swimmer of the Year competition that stretches over two weeks … [Read more...]

Reef & Run kicks off its seventh season

  It was beautiful Opening Day for the Reef & Run ocean swim events at East Beach on Thursday. Participants had 61-degree water and … [Read more...]

Senior women’s channel swim relay postponed

Rough conditions in the ocean has forced the postponement of the Santa Barbara Channel swim relay by the senior women's team called the Sea Sprites. … [Read more...]

You can track the Sea Sprites’ channel swim relay

Santa Barbara’s Monica Jones and the Sea Sprites senior women’s open-water relay team is scheduled to begin their 19-mile journey across the Santa … [Read more...]

TEAM EFFORT: Reef & Run organizers see event hit its stride

Ocean swimming is Jane Cairns’ passion. And, with the Pacific as her backyard, she wanted a way to share that passion with the … [Read more...]

Jones, 73, channeling her energy to cover swim lessons for youth

Monica Jones is the BFF — best friend forever — to local swimming. Her history proves it. In 2009, she was part of a group that got the Los … [Read more...]

Brewer is first to shore in Boat to Beach swim

Ben Brewer capped an incredible summer of ocean swimming by winning the Boat to Beach Swim at the Reef and Run  season finale Thursday at East … [Read more...]