Meeting People And Doing Swims

Courtesy of 4 News, Turks & Caicos.

A 4 News report showcases Japan’s Yuko Matsuzaki‘s 21 km Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos in Turks & Caicos. She was escorted by pilots Greg Doolittle of Surfside Ocean Academy and Collin Gray of Shoreline Adventures in a swim organized by Ben Stubenberg.

This swim was a direct result of a meeting between Matsuzaki and Stubenberg at the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California.

These types of meetings occur all the time at the Global Open Water Swimming Conference. Facebook and virtual friends meet for the first time. Swimmers meet race directors. Vendors meet swimmers. Friendships are quickly made and plans for swims around the world quickly develop.

Do not miss out on meeting and making new friends at the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on the Isle of Bute in Scotland – like Matsuzaki in Turks & Caicos, you never know what may result.

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Steven Munatones