Suck It Up In The Open Water

Suck It Up In The Open Water

21 swimmers started the inaugural 10-mile Swim the Suck in Tennessee River over the weekend.

It was a great event and Karah really went all out to make it a fun event for all of us,” said Frank Prezioso. “We enjoyed great weather and favorable conditions. There is nothing like a point-to-point scenic swim. This was a great way to end the season.”

Karah had her hands full, placing first in the women’s division while organizing the entire event for all the swimmers, kayakers, safety personnel and onshore support.

The final results:

1. Andrew Ulrey, 3:04
2. Evan Morrison, 3:07
3. Gary Labine, 3:09
4. Ben Holland, 3:10
5. Karah Friberg, 3:18
6. Tom Hancock, 3:21
7. Jack McAfee, 3:30.39
8. Michael Ulrey, 3:30.9
9. Annie Loveless, 3:31.57
10. Steffan Sarkin, 3:33
11. Hallie McFadden, 3:35.09
12. Mitch Cobb, 3:38
13. Denny Marshall, 3:41
14. Jason Howard, 3:50
15. Barton Cobb, 3:51
16. Franco Prezioso, 3:57
17. Christina Norris, 4:02
18. Amanda Hunt, 4:09
19. Curt Zacharias, 4:55

Photo of Franco Prezioso. A video by Ben Friberg is also available here.

Copyright © 2010 by Steven Munatones