Tag: Rei e Rainha do Mar

Who Is The King Of The Sea?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Who are these guys on the beach? They are top open water swimmers from South Africa, Italy, Germany, Argentina, and Brazil who compete in the annual King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar in Portuguese) competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The multi-stage professional and amateur open water swim

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Ashley Twichell Is The Queen Of The Sea

Ashley Twichell of the U.S.A. stayed just slightly ahead of Italy’s Alice Franco and Japan’s Kaoru Yamanaka in today’s 4 km ocean race on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “The weather is so beautiful today, especially after a few days of rain,” said the King and Queen of the Sea (Desafio Rei e Rainha do Mar) defending champion. “I felt good and

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A Friend In Need Is A Friend In Deed

What we love about the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) series in how many disabled athletes participate and how readily the volunteers and staff come to their aid at the start and up along the beach at the finish. But set these athletes off in the water and they are cruising away with the same joy and intensity as the other athletes. This

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Kings And Queens Emerge From The Sea

The King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) was memorialized in its 2011 video below. The professional and amateur race drew over 2,000 competitors in a fun-filled event that challenged many this year due to unseasonably cool water temperatures in Rio de Janeiro on the 2016 Rio Olympics marathon swimming course.Vídeo da 3ª etapa do Circuito Light Rei

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