Arizona's S.C.A.R Swim Challenge Takes Gold as Winner of Event of the Year at the WOWSA Awards

Arizona’s S.C.A.R Swim Challenge Takes Gold as Winner of Event of the Year at the WOWSA Awards

The S.C.A.R Swim Challenge, one of the longest marathon swims and organized stage swims in the world, has taken home the gold at the WOWSA Event of the Year Awards. The 4-day stage swim, held in Arizona’s Saguaro Lake, Canyon Lake, Apache Lake, and Roosevelt Lake, covers a total cumulative distance of 41.7 miles (66.9 km) and is part of the prestigious Triple Crown of Stage Swims.

Swimming enthusiasts from around the world flock to Arizona each year to participate in this incredible athletic challenge. With its stunning natural scenery and breathtaking course, the S.C.A.R Swim Challenge offers a unique and unforgettable experience for all those who take part.

From founder of the S.C.A.R Swim Challenge, Kent Nicholas:

The WOWSA Awards, an annual recognition of excellence in open water swimming, celebrates individuals and offerings that embody the spirit of open water swimming and have made a positive impact on the community. Over 143 nominations were evaluated by the 97 members of the WOWSA Awards Voting Academy, and the S.C.A.R Swim Challenge was one of the 10 finalists chosen from 23 different countries for the Event of the Year category.

More than 11,400 public votes were cast, with a 75% weighting from the WOWSA Academy and 25% from the general public, to determine the winners in each category. The S.C.A.R Swim Challenge was selected for its ability to showcase the endurance and fortitude of open water swimmers and its commitment to providing a truly exceptional and challenging event.

So if you’re looking for the ultimate open water swim experience, look no further than the S.C.A.R Swim Challenge. Join the ranks of the world’s top swimmers and put your skills to the test on one of the most challenging and rewarding courses in the world.

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