Tag: Stroke for Egypt

Flag Ceremony In The Red Sea

Courtesy of Lexie Kelly at the Red Sea. There were a few hiccups in last year's inaugural Stroke for Egypt event when the 2.5 km-long flag did not properly lay down on the surface of the Red Sea. But organizers Khaled Shalaby, an Egyptian who swam across the English Channel with just one arm back in 1983, and Sherwitte Hafez, a 1984 Olympian from Egypt,

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Lexie Kelly Wins Stroke For Egypt

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Lexie Kelly won the Stroke for Egypt 10 km swim in the Red Sea today after also taking the 5 km swim. "We hung with Evan Kraus and swam 12 loops around a tiny island in beautifully warm, calm water," says the visiting Californian who visited the Stroke for Egypt swim with representatives from both the U.K.

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Stoked For Stroke For Egypt

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Stroke for Egypt event in the Red Sea began today. Nestled in the calm, warm waters off the coast of Sahl Hasheesh in Egypt, the 5 km open water swim was held this morning. A giant 2.5 km flag was unfurled along the Red Sea. The governor presided over the unique flag extension ceremony where

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