Tag: Chad Ho

Big Dogs To Fight Across The Midmar Mile

Courtesy of Lexie Kelly, aQuellé Midmar Mile, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Arguably, the most competitive, most highly anticipated open water race of the year will occur this Sunday at the Midmar Dam in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The 2016 Olympic champion Ferry Weertman from the Netherlands will face his long-time rival from South

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Chad Ho, Swimming Out Of The Dark

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Next February 14th, Chad Ho will go for his seventh consecutive victory at the upcoming aQuellé Midmar Mile in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, attempting to equal the record set by Keri-Anne Payne. Like other things during his career, nothing will come easy or will be a given for the South African open

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Sun City Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Dis-Chem Sun City Swim was started in 1998 when 173 swimmers swam 2 laps of a 750m course in Sun City, South Africa. The event has grown each year with 3,196 entrants participating in the 2014 races (both 1.5 km and 3 km). Olympian Chad Ho will lead an even larger field in 2015 including swimmers from

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Reach Up To Finish In The Open Water

Photos courtesy of Giorgio Scala of Deepbluemedia. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In order to finish a major international open water swimming race, athletes must reach up and touch the finish pontoon. The race is officially not over until the athlete clearly touches the finish board with a transponder attached to their

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