Tag: Naples Island Swim

Kristy Kowal Gets Hungry For Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Years ago, Kirsty Kowal was biting a real Olympic medal in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games for her 200m breaststroke race. Now the school teacher's attention is often captured by open water swims where she competes from California to Cayman Islands and many lakes, bays and seas in-between. At the Naples

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Naples Island Swim, A California Classic

For over four decades, the Naples Island Swim continues on. The California classic consisted of five events in Long Beach, California's Los Alamitos Bay. Race director Merrit Johnson Morris, describes the various courses in this unique venue, "The one-mile race cuts through the canals in middle of Naples Island. The 3-mile race is a circumnavigational course

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