Barbara H. interview in Outside Online

evmoevmo SydneyAdmin
edited January 2013 in General Discussion
Here's a fun interview with forum member @firebah in the online edition of Outside Magazine:

Congrats, Barbara!


  • emkhowleyemkhowley Boston, MACharter Member
    I was just about to post this, too. A nice sidebar to the discussion about who gets to call themselves a "Channel Swimmer." There is no debate that Barbara is one of the best! Glad she is getting this recognition, and from a reputable publication. Well done! :-)

    Stop me if you've heard this one...
    A grasshopper walks into a bar...

  • ssthomasssthomas DenverCharter Mem​ber
    This is awesome! I want to be Barbara when I grow up!
  • nvr2latenvr2late Central VirginiaCharter Member
    Barbara, I loved reading this article and am so glad that it was shared on this forum. Congratulations on well deserved recognition!
  • oxooxo Guest
    edited January 2013
    deleted by me for bad taste.
  • evmoevmo SydneyAdmin
    edited January 2013
    @oxo, given that neither Barbara nor her interview are featured on the cover of the print edition, your meaning is a bit obscure. Care to spell out what you mean to say?
  • oxooxo Guest
    edited January 2013
    Obviously I'm not, at best, being polite this evening, which is not excusable. My apologies, even though that, of course, is not enough. Signing out.
  • evmoevmo SydneyAdmin
    edited January 2013
    The Outside cover photo @oxo posted features Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn in, I suppose, less clothing than we are accustomed to seeing her in on the slopes.

    I'm still not sure what that has to do with Barbara, or her interview.

    You say you were being impolite, but I'm not sure how you were being impolite? It just seemed like a nonsequitur.

    Please, I'm very curious, @oxo.
  • firebahfirebah Charter Member
    edited January 2013
    Thank you for the kind words. Most importantly I think all marathon swimmers are inspiring. I just happened to be fortunate enough to have Steve Munatones suggest me as a subject for this article. The questions were fun to answer and a bit different from the normal line of questions we swimmers usually receive in an interview.
  • bobswimsbobswims Santa Barbara CACharter Member
    Amazing artticle about an amazing woman.
  • KNicholasKNicholas ArizonaCharter Member
    Well done Barbara.
  • JBirrrdJBirrrd MarylandSenior Member
    That was a fun read. You continue to inspire me Barbara:-)
  • edited March 2013
    Barbara would like to visit Walt Disneys Apt at Disneyland, I'll second that!
  • firebahfirebah Charter Member
    I did visit Walt's apartment on March 13!
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