The 5th Annual Catalina to Cabrillo Beach Relay is about 26 nautical miles.
KCAL9’s Kevin Takumi reports Los Angeles County lifeguards swam the group out to a boat after they were unable to return to a safe path as the tide came in.
More than a thousand people in the Southland welcomed the arrival of the New Year with a dip in the ocean Wednesday.
Nearly two dozen thrill-seekers kicked off the new year on Tuesday with a traditional morning swim in near-freezing water in Lake View Terrace.
The closing of I-405 wasn’t the only thing that kept Los Angeles residents off the road. Streets near the coast were shut down because of the 13th annual Herbalife Triathlon.
A legendary swim coach who trained with Janet Evans and other Olympians faced a lawsuit from a colleague who claims he interfered with another coach’s attempts to uncover sex abuse allegations.
Diana Nyad ended her fourth attempt in nearly 35 years to swim across the Straits of Florida on Tuesday, her dream of setting a record thwarted by storms, jellyfish stings, shark threats, hypothermia and swollen lips.
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday that all pools will remain open through Sept. 5.
Cameron Dye of the United States won his first Los Angeles Triathlon on Sunday, beating three-time winner and favorite Greg Bennett.
Hundreds of kids are set to join swimmers in Mexico, Korea and 18 other nations in what’s being billed as the world’s largest swimming lesson ever.
A swim coach has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student, Orange County prosecutors said Thursday.