Tag: Luane Rowe

Del Valle Doing Well

The Del Valle Open Water Festival in northern California is in less than two weeks. Race director Bill McCracken predicts that the weather will be superb and the lake water levels are strong. Over 200 participants are participating in the 5 km and 10 km events, there is plenty of interest in the longer distance events, but it is the projected 20% increase

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The Eyes Have It…And So Does Swim Miami

854 swimmers took to the waters around Watson Island at the Miami Yacht Club at the World Open Water Swimming Association-sanctioned Swim Miami race. It was eye-opening celebration of fitness and fun for swimmers of all ages and abilities including Jana Mangimelli and Ronald Santos (10 km), Luane Rowe and Blake O Woodrow (5 km), Erin Black and Joey Pedraza

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WOWSA, What A Day At Swim Miami

Australian Luane Rowe wears many hats...all very well. When on land, she works as an industrial designer of swimming equipment with FINIS. When in the water, she wears her FINIS swim cap with pride...and plenty of speed. But in whatever role, she shares her passion for swimming. Rowe won the Swim Miami 2013 5 km race in 1 hours 9 minutes on Saturday.

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The Colorful Backdrop Of Swim Miami

Today, one of the largest open water swims in America is held. Swim Miami Presented by Nike will entertain over 800 swimmers, triathletes and weekend warriors will take over Watson Island for a number of distances a 10 km race. Race Director Jonathan Strauss says "The event keeps growing every year because we make the atmosphere fun and safe for the

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Luane Rowe, Rare As A Pink Dolphin

It is rare for an open water swimmer to be sponsored as part of an advertising program (Natalue du Toit for Chevolet). It is even more exceedingly rare for an open water specialist to be featured on commercial packaged product. Famous football players, yes. Well-known basketball players, yup. Olympic champions, certainly. Cartoon characters, all the time.

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Luane Rowe Wins Statue Of Liberty Swim

Luane Rowe, a 23-year-old Australian who began working at FINIS last year, combines her industrial design expertise with her passion for open water swimming to do her job. As a side perk of her responsibilities, she also is able to fit in open water swims throughout the Americas, from the Waikiki Roughwater Swim in Hawaii and the RCP Tiburon Mile in

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