Why I Swim For Sharks

July 29th, 2019|

Starting in San Francisco in 2013 we have been swimming for sharks to raise awareness in a fun and healthy way.

Swim 4 Sharks

July 27th, 2019|

Join Shark Stewards where you swim and post #Swim4Sharks and help save sharks.

Swimming With Sharks and Saving Them

March 22nd, 2019|

Shark Curious? Join Scuba.com for snacks and an absolutely stimulating presentation & short film by #SharkStewards Director David McGuire and Shark Survivor Maria Korcmaros.

March, Paddle Play For the Ocean- World Oceans Day

June 9th, 2018|

Join Shark Stewards and ocean activists in a public display of support for our Ocean MPAs, National Marine Sanctuarys and Marine National Monuments

Swim for Borneo Sharks

July 17th, 2017|

Shark Stewards sixth annual Swim for Sharks is occurring across the globe in Malaysian Borneo.

Swimmers Cross San Francisco Bay in Swim for Sharks

August 9th, 2016|

On August 14 athletes from the elite open water swim group Night Train Swimmers engaged in a novel athletic challenge crossing the San Francisco Bay in a six mile swim from Tiburon to San Francisco.  The event also included 4 runners departing Tiburon making a 15 mile trek through 6 cities and crossing the Golden Gate [...]

The Big Swim for Sharks

February 17th, 2016|

As an ocean swimmer and diver I frequently swim with sharks, although most of the time I don't see them. This summer I swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco, entering the water not far from where a white shark had consumed a seal only a few days before.  To the soundtrack of Jaws provided by an excited seventh grader, the [...]

Great White Sharks in the San Francisco Bay

August 25th, 2014|

Maybe its Shark Week but a recent tweeting at Pier 39 San Francisco has been raising questions about the identification of a local shark. The shark in question was sighted swimming in the Bay and has been tweeted as a Great White Shark.  In a film we produced for the Aquarium of the Bay, City of [...]

Swimming the Devil’s Teeth

July 8th, 2014|

I am an open water swimmer. Like a few hundred others at the South End Rowing and the Dolphin Club, I routinely swim in the Bay year round, without wetsuit.  But there are swimmers and there are Swimmers. An arcane group of athletes around the globe take on extreme athletic challenges, crossing large portions of open water [...]