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Steve Munatones
Works at Open Water Swimming, LLC
Attended Harvard University
Lives in Huntington Beach, California, U.S.A.
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Different Stings Around The World
Courtesy of WOWSA , Huntington Beach , California . Pat Gallant-Charette comes out of the oceans with a bright, wide smile. For those who know her well, this sunny demeanor is not surprising. For those who understand the pain of jellyfish stings, it is. " I...
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L’aventure de l’eau libre
Courtesy of Swim The Riviera , France . Loïc Branda , whose life story around the open water is told in L’aventure de l’eau libre , offers open water swimming tours at swimtheriviera.com along the French Riviera. " You can enjoy one open water training ses...
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Swimming With And Against The Waves
Courtesy of Kelly Slater Wave Company , Los Angeles, California . " Kelly Slater and our team Kelly Slater Wave Company built the longest, open-barrel man made wave in the world! Through science and innovative technology and the sheer grit of everyone who p...
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Master What You Measure
Courtesy of WOWSA , Huntington Beach , California . Information and Big Data. Metrics and the Cloud. As the Internet of Things quickly evolve and are integrated into the daily lives of people, we can appreciate how data can be analyzed to reveal patterns, ...
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Save The Manta
Photo of Manta birostris-Thailand by Jon Hanson from London, UK - Flickr . Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Commons . There are certain creatures in the ocean that are beautiful to watch below you while you are swimming in the ocean: dolphins, turtles and ma...
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Best Fest 2016
Courtesy of Best Fest 2015 , Mallorca , Spain . The BEST FEST is held in Mallorca, Spain between May 28th and June 4th 2016. Ten events in 8 days include the 3-race series called the Colonia Classics. The week also includes challenge events, a marathon swim...
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Hare Today, Gone To Newfoundland
Photos courtesy of Evelyn Hare . Joshua Hare , Jason Hare and his 16-year-old daughter Abigail completed a 7.17 km open water swim from Green Island in St-Pierre-Miquelon to Little Green Island in Newfoundland, Canada in August 2015 in the 15ºC water of the...
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What Kind Of Swimmer Are You?
Courtesy of WOWSA , Huntington Beach , California . Are you playful? Big? A sprinter? Built for long distance? Just float along? Are you playful? Do people view you as highly intelligent? Do you like swimming in pods and skimming through the surf? Do...
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Work
Occupation
Teach and promote KAATSU protocols to people of all ages
Skills
KAATSU Swimming, water polo, open water swimming
Employment
  • Open Water Swimming, LLC
    Write, promote, coach, research swimming, 2008 - present
    Established the World Open Water Swimming Association, Daily News of Open Water Swimming, Openwaterpedia, Oceans Seven
  • KAATSU Global, Inc.
    President, 2014 - present
    Lead KAATSU Global, the maker and distributor of KAATSU products, and the leading purveyor of blood flow moderation training.
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Currently
Huntington Beach, California, U.S.A.
Previously
Whittier, California, U.S.A. - Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. - Hitachinaka City, Japan - Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
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Add pressure to your life...KAATSU
Introduction
President of KAATSU Global, Inc.  USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Team coach at the 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007 World Swimming Championships, 2004 World Open Water Swimming Championships and the 2006-2009 USA Swimming National Open Water Camps. Presenter at the 2006 ASCA World Clinic and clinics in Japan, Mexico, Canada, Greece and the Cayman Islands. Reporter for Swimming World Magazine since 1986 with 12 cover stories in H2Open Magazine, Swim Channel, SWIMMER, Swimming World Magazine and Competitor Magazine. International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductee, Chief Administrator and Board Director. Race director for the Waikiki Roughwater Swim, USA Swimming National Championships and Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. Author of Open Water Swimming (Human Kinetics 2011), former FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee member and professional marathon swimmer. 1982 World Long Distance Swimming Champion (25 km), winner of 2 USA Swimming national open water swimming championships.  Completed 5 unprecedented marathon swims (between 28-58 km) in Asia. Open water swimming materials used by National Public Radio, USA Today, NBC Olympics, the Beijing Olympic Committee and USA Swimming. NBC Olympics commentator for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Beijing.  Created www.wowsa.orgwww.openwaterswimming.com, www.openwaterpedia.com, www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.comwww.imshof.org, www.polometrics.comwww.SwiMetrics.com, www.virtual-swim.com, Open Water Almanac, Open Water Wednesday, Open Water Swimming Dictionary, Half Century Club, Oceans Seven, Global Open Water Swimming Conference, WOWSA Awards, KAATSU Nano, and KAATSU Cycle.
Bragging rights
Survived a kidnapping, a war in Central America, SARS in China and various dangerous situations from Asia to the Middle East.
Education
  • Harvard University
    Economics, 1980 - 1984
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