Tag: Saguaro Lake

Enjoying S.C.A.R. More From A Kayak

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Brad Lundblad knows a good thing when he sees it. So when the 48-year-old lifelong swimmer learned about the S.C.A.R. Challenge in his adopted home state of Arizona, he started training. Despite being afflicted by Lyme disease, he completed all 4 legs of the 2014 and 2015 S.C.A.R. Challenges. In 2014, he

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Swimming In Salt

Courtesy of Mark Burgess, SwimTrek. SwimTrek has attracted numerous Americans to its European swim holidays. Now the reverse is happening. SwimTrek is coming to the United States with its first week-long swim adventure along the Salt River in the western American state of Arizona. Mark Burgess explains, "SwimTrek has launched its first all American

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From Rogue To Royalty

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The S.C.A.R. Swim has been quickly transformed from an offline rogue swim by a passionate soloist to a 5-day celebration by the crème de la crème on the international marathon swimming scene. When Kent Nicholas's new website went online, the beauty and uniqueness of the 66.9 km (41.7-mile) stage swim are as

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S.C.A.R. Leaves Great Memories

SCAR SWIM 2014 from Kent Nicholas on Vimeo. As organizer Kent Nicholas explains about the S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge 2014, "It was hard to fit four days, four lakes and roughly 40 miles of swimming into 5 minutes ... but here goes [see above]. We don't take ourselves too seriously, remembering that swimming is about having a good time." And that the

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Butterflyer Has A S.C.A.R. In Arizona

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Among the 30 adventurists at the first leg of the 4-day S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge in Arizona, the who's who of the marathon swimming world participated. All are ambassadors of aquatics, emissaries of endurance, operatives of the open water. These people mean business. Everyone is special, but there was one

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