Tag: Cancun

El Cruce In Mexico On WOWSA Live

El Cruce In Mexico On WOWSA Live Courtesy of WOWSA, Cancún, Mexico. Today's edition of WOWSA Live with co-host Antonio Argüelles interviewed the following guests: * Rafael Hernández, race director of El Cruce in Cancún * René Martínez Saenz, race director of Boca Laguna Swim & Run Fest in Chapala, Jalisco * Edna Llorens, race director of Por Ellas

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Professional Tropical Delights

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The next two stages on the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup will be held in tropical locations. A new race in New Caledonia will be held on April 18th in the South Pacific followed by a race in Cancún in the Caribbean Sea. Copyright © 2015 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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The Colors Of Cozumel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix races in Mexico are always colorful events with a joyful brightness in Cozumel, Cancún, Playa del Carmen, and Cañón del Sumidero. Photo shows the men's start of the 15 km race in Cozumel with the women standing on the pier waiting for their start. Copyright © 2015 by

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Beauty And The Beast In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are few swims around the world that are as tropically beautiful and challenging as El Cruce (see more here). Rafa Hernández has really made El Cruce special. The annual event held in April attracts nearly 800 competitors from 15 to 70 years to its 9.5 km sea swim from Cancún to Isla Mujeres where the

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Don’t Just Be. Be Relentless.

Norma Bastidas, a Mexican endurance athlete and mother, is on track during her swim leg to set the world's longest triathlon. Her attempt of a 100-mile (162 km) stage swim, in the Caribbean Sea, a bike of 2,740 miles (4,409 km), and a run of 700 miles (1,126 km) is based on her effort to bring awareness and funds to the scourge of human trafficking.

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