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Observations From OceanFit

Andre Slade of OceanFit, nominee for the 2020 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year, made profound observations and wise recommendations for the global sport of open water swimming.

Freestyle In The Fog

Bruckner Chase, who produced by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Ocean Safe program, talks about swimming in the fog on the shores of Huntington Beach in Southern California.

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Gozo-Malta Open Water Channel Swim

This is a competitive swim that may serve to generate funds for a favored charitable institution. The swim uses regulations issued by the Swimming Board of Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club in Malta. All swimmers are escorted by safety boats. Swimming in groups up to 4 is allowed, although group swimming is not part of the competition. Apart from the main marshal boat, a maritime team of paramedics accompanies the swimmers. The two-way 11 km swim starts in Marfa Bay, Malta with a turn-around buoy in Qala, Gozo and the finish in Marfa Bay. The one-way 5. km swim starts from Gozo.

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