Open Water, From A Napkin To The Olympics

Sid Cassidy, Chris Guesdon and Dennis Miller literally mapped out the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim concept on a napkin in a restaurant … and this revolutionary plan eventually led to the sport of open water swimming being added to the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Sid gives the background during his speech at the 2011 Global Open Water Swimming Conference in New York City:

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Steven Munatones