Tag: Bear Lake Monster Swim

Swimming SLOW In Utah

Swimming SLOW In Utah Courtesy of Gord0n Gridley, Great Salt Lake, Utah. SLOW - or the Salt Lake Open Water Swim Club - is an open water swimming team and group of event organizers who live in the state of Utah and are based out of the Great Salt Lake. In addition to promoting open water swimming in Utah, SLOW monitors solo and relay crossings and the Utah

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It Was A Bear Of A Swim

Courtesy of Gordon Gridley, Bear Lake, Utah. Fifteen soloists completed the annual 7-mile Bear Lake Monster Swim, across the width of Bear Lake despite some very rough conditions. "75 swimmers to date have successfully completed swimming the width of Bear Lake," says Gordon Gridley. "Also, Triple Crown swimmer, Joelle Beard completed her fifth crossing

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Swimmers Are Bullish On A Bear Of A Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Like the famed Loch Ness in Scotland and Lake Memphremagog that stretching from Quebec, Canada to Vermont, USA, legend has it that there is a monster of sorts that lives in Bear Lake, located on the border of Utah and Idaho. Monster or not, the swimmers in the annual 7-mile Bear Lake Monster Swim performed

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A Salt Water Marathon Swim In Utah

Courtesy of Lynn Kubasek from the Great Salt Lake, Utah. I recently had the opportunity to swim the Great Salt Lake Open Water Marathon Swim. This is an 8-mile swim that traverses a path from Antelope Island to Blackrock Beach. I learned that it is part of the Triple Crown of Utah Open Water Swimming. The other two swims are Bear Lake Monster Swim, 7-mile

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