2010-11 New Zealand Ocean Swim Series Announced

2010-11 New Zealand Ocean Swim Series Announced

Scott Rice of the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series, one of the world’s most successful and innovative open water swimming series, announced the dates of the 2010 series.

Held throughout New Zealand in a variety of beautiful venues, the races offer something for newcomers, children and the most competitively-minded athletes:

1. Harbour Crossing, Auckland – Nov. 21st, 2010
2. Russell to Paihia, Bay of Islands – Dec. 11th, 2010
3. Capital Classic, Wellington – Jan. 29th, 2011
4. Corsair Classic, Christchurch – Feb. 26th, 2011
5. Sand to Surf, Mt Maunganui – Mar. 26th, 2011
6. King of the Bays, North Shore City – Apr. 16th, 2011

The top swimmers in the overall series during this year’s series included:

1. Kane Radford, 300 points
2. Bryn Murphy, 299.90 points
3. Ben Campbell-MacDonald, 295.40 points
4. Stefan Talbot, 295.28 points
5. Phillip Ryan, 294.49 points

1. Charlotte Webby, 300 points
2. Melissa Ingram, 297.74 points
3. Georgia Hind, 294.13 points
4. Brenda Russell, 293.12 points
5. Johanna O’Connor, 291.48 points

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Steven Munatones