Elaine K. Howley attempted to swim 50 miles in Narragansett Bay, R.I., raising money for leukemia research.
Doris Colgate opens doors -- and harbors -- for underprivileged girls by offering an introduction to the sport of sailing.
This weekend, 35 swimmers will brave the waters around New York City in the annual Manhattan Island Marathon swim. It will take nearly seven hours. Can a woman come out on top?