Tag: Rei e Rainha do Mar

Open Water Swimming Is Like A Family

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Nearly 4,000 participants took part in the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro today. There were so many families who took part: mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, cousins and grandparents. Team [Valerio] Cleri of Italy and Team

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Grid Race Turn Buoys Set

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The turn buoys at the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) are easy-to-sight locators on the Grid Race course today on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Each buoy has a different color and sponsor name on it. Modeled by Alice Franco of Team Italy who will team up with Valerio

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They Learn To Swim In The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Allan Lopes Mamédio do Carmo is joining fellow winner of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup series Ana Marcela Cunha at the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) in Copacabana Beach in Brazil. The pair of FINA World Open Water Swimmers of the Year will pair up to be a formidable duo in

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Thomas Lurz Going For Gold

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Thomas Lurz is on the rise. He won the bronze medal in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He won the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. He is only missing a gold. It would be remarkable for the German star to capture a gold medal in the 10 km marathon swim at the 2016

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