Nicolas, Savanah, Delia, Nina, Jeff and Nick... these are the young swimmers, starting small to become the Water World Swim Mavericks.
Every year, hundreds of people brave the icy waters of Alcatraz to swim to San Francisco. It's a mile-and-a-half journey that tests the heartiest athletes.
Matthew Quist was 100 pounds overweight, out of shape and deathly afraid of sharks. So what did he pick as his fitness goal? A cold swim in the strong currents of San Francisco Bay.
Read some of the best newsletters published in the last two years and find a number of great articles and techniques.