Tag: Naples Island Swim

2019 Naples Island Swim & SUP

2019 Naples Island Swim & SUP Courtesy of Greg Shea, Long Beach, California. Ryan Bullock went neck-and-neck for 3 miles with Franc Aleksi around Naples Island in Long Beach, California. Back and forth they swam at the Naples Island Swim until the very end when Bullock stood up first as he ran to victory in the onshore finish. Top 25 3-mile Results: 1.

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2 To 3 Around Naples Island

2 To 3 Around Naples Island Courtesy of Greg Shea, Long Beach, California. 47-year-old Hector Zuvieta was the guide swimmer for 52-year-old blind swimmer Tony Duenas in the 3-mile Naples Island Swim today in Long Beach, California. Zuvieta and Duenas have competed together in a variety of events, both in the water and on dryland, for the past 3 years.

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Sights From The Naples Island Swim

Fans along the Naples Island swim course, cheering from a gondola. Brian Anderson cheering along the course. Beach start of the 3-mile Naples Island Swim. Lead paddler Hank Wise. Lead paddler Hank Wise with 3-mile winner Ryan Bullock. Lead paddler Hank Wise with 3-mile winner Ryan Bullock. Outrigger paddlers cheering on the 3-milers. Homeowners and boat

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Nostalgia In Naples

Nostalgia In Naples Courtesy of Long Beach Lifeguard Association Museum, Long Beach, California. The Naples Island Swim & SUP event has been held continuously since the 1920's. The 1947 Naples Island Swim winners included Dick Miller, Tom Lind, Gene Perle and Pat Keller. "Some grandparents and parents of swimmers in this year's event participated in

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Brownsea Island Swim Fills Up Fast

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Last year, neoprening Katie Nimmo of the Cheltenham Swimming & Waterpolo Club (1:20.30) nearly knocked off bioprening Oliver Wilkinson of the Gloucester Masters (1:20.22) in the annual Brownsea Island Swim. Brownsea Island is the largest of 8 islands in Poole Harbour in the county of Dorset, England. The

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