Tag: Marina Mile

Marina Mile Motivates

Upper four photos courtesy of Daleen Erasmus and lower photo of Casper Strydom courtesy of iSport from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Wet and chilly conditions did little to deter open water swimmers from all over South Africa who descended upon Jeffreys Bay for the annual Marina Mile this past Sunday. While the weather on land was unpleasant, the water

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Marina Martinique Lives Up To Its Name

Courtesy of Brenton Williams, Eastern Cape, South Africa. November is the traditional start of the summer open water swimming in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The first event will take place on November 15th at Marina Martinique. The distances that can be swum, either in neoprene or bioprene, are 500m, 1 km, 3 km, 5 km and 10 km and a bank-to-bank

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Jessica Roux Three-peats The Marina Mile

South African Olympian Jessica Roux successfully defended her title for the third consecutive year at the 2012 Swimming Plus Marina Mile held at Marina Martinique. "I love racing in the Marina and felt strong throughout the Mile. The Marina is where [open water swimming] all started for me. I will be racing a lot more here over the next couple of months,"

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