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DAY #15 VOTING RESULTS

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kosatka dv

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Kosatka DV organizes and trains people for extreme swims, eco-marathon swim…..

antarctica 2020 international swim

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A 16-person swim expedition to Antarctic with multiple swims at near freezi…..

maratona aquatica

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Maratona Aquática. Das Piscinas As Aguas Abertas O Guia Definitivo Do Trein…..

it s not about the swim

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Nuala Moore helped educate and welcome new swimmers, brought on by the COVI…..

mallorca open swim

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Boris Nowalski organizes the Mallorca Open Swim in the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

rio by lucas rivet

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Lucas Rivet produced an inspirational documentary RIO, that follows Anthony…..

swim com

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The swim.com app turns your smart watch into a more accurate GPS swim tracker.

marathon swim stories

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Shannon House Keegan saw the effects of COVID-19 on the swimming community …..

open water virtual grand slam

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Mark Johnston created the Open Water Virtual Grand Slam, a multi-month cata…..

oceanfit by andre slade

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Andre Slade of OceanFit saw a need to encourage and educate new open water …..

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