Tag: King and Queen of the Sea

Cool Challenge In Copacabana

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With the water temperature nearing 16ºC, the 3,600 participants of the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro are getting ready for a cold one today in Copacabana Beach. Alice Franco says, "Yes, it is cold, but this is a great competition and the sun is

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Open Water Swimming Is Like A Family

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Nearly 4,000 participants took part in the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro today. There were so many families who took part: mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, cousins and grandparents. Team [Valerio] Cleri of Italy and Team

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Grid Race Turn Buoys Set

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The turn buoys at the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) are easy-to-sight locators on the Grid Race course today on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Each buoy has a different color and sponsor name on it. Modeled by Alice Franco of Team Italy who will team up with Valerio

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