2011 World Open Water Swimming Performance Of The Year Nominees

2011 World Open Water Swimming Performance Of The Year Nominees

Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year. Please send nominations to the Nomination Committee here. Nominations are received and judged by experienced open water swimming commentators from five continents.

The award is meant to honor the individual(s) who (1) best embody the spirit of open water swimming, (2) possesses the sense of adventure, tenacity and perseverance that open water swimmers are known for, and (3) have most positively influenced the world of open water swimming during calendar year 2011.

The 2009 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year was Andrew Smilley from the Cayman Islands for swimming in the RCP Tiburon Mile in San Francisco Bay. The 2010 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year was the American Ventura Deep Six team that swam 202 miles along the California coast (shown above at the United Nations).

Photo by Skip Storch of John Chung representing the Ventura Deep Six (Jim McConica, Tom Ball, Kurtis Baron, Jim Neitz, Mike Shaffer and John Chung) at the United Nations.

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