Tag: World Open Water Swimming Series

The Calm Before The Storm

Courtesy of Doug Woodring at the Jax Coco Shek O Challenge in Hong Kong, a World Open Water Swimming Series event. Sometimes, right before an ocean swim, things can seem so calm and peaceful. You can focused and comfortable in your own thoughts. Then the starting gun goes off and the tranquility is transformed to controlled chaos. Copyright © 2015 by

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A Day At The Museum, El Cruce In Cancún

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. El Cruce is one of the world's most beautiful and unique marathon swims. Held in the tropically warm and clear waters off Cancún in Mexico, El Cruce was originally started in 1980 with 30 swimmers competing on a 3 km out-and-back course off the Isla Mujeres. But the 1990s ushered in the start of a 10 km

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Rei E Rainha Do Mar Kicks Off In 2015

Photos courtesy of Soraya Siviero at the Rei e Rainha do Mar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Text courtesy of Vanessa Siviero. Sunday opens the first stage of the Circuito Rei e Rainha do Mar (King and Queen of the Sea) 2015 on Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The largest festival of beach sports in Brazil, the series is part of the World Open Water

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