Tag: Portland Bridge Swim

Swim Under Bridges Of Untroubled Waters

Courtesy of Marisa Frieder, Huntington Beach, California. The Portland Bridge Swim will be held on July 10th as swimmers competed down the Willamette River in Oregon. Founded in 2011 with just 16 swimmers, the Portland Bridge Swim is a 10.7-mile (17.2 km) race through the heart of downtown Portland. The swim is among the longest in America's Pacific

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Lucky 13 In 2015 Portland Bridge Swim

Photo courtesy of Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After the 2014 Portland Bridge Swim was cancelled due to deteriorating weather and lightening, race director Marisa Frieder is excited for the 17.2 km edition for 2015. "This year's Portland Bridge Swim will take place on July 12th. Registration

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Ryan Bullock Wins Portland Bridge Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 27 solo swimmers and 9 relays took part in the second annual Portland Bridge Swim in Oregon. An army of volunteers, many of whom were witnessing their first swimming event, were introduced the sport of open water swimming at the 11-mile downriver swim under all 11 bridges on the Willamette River. Swim

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Passing Under 11 Bridges In Portland

Marisa Frieder, who blazed the 11-mile traverse in the Willamette River through Portland, Oregon, and founder of the Portland Bridge Swim, revealed details of the 2012 swim through downtown Portland on July 22nd. The river course takes swimmers through the heart of the city and under all 11 of its bridges. This year, competition is open to 3-person relay

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