Ashley Twichell Is The Queen Of The Sea

Ashley Twichell Is The Queen Of The Sea

Ashley Twichell of the U.S.A. stayed just slightly ahead of Italy’s Alice Franco and Japan’s Kaoru Yamanaka in today’s 4 km ocean race on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The weather is so beautiful today, especially after a few days of rain,” said the King and Queen of the Sea (Desafio Rei e Rainha do Mar) defending champion. “I felt good and it was great out there.”

We had over 3,000 people participate in this year’s Desafio Rei e Rainha do Mar,” said race director Pedro Rego Monteiro. “Our series continues to grow and grow.”

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