Unique Awards In The Open Water Swimming World, Part 10

Unique Awards In The Open Water Swimming World, Part 10

Unique Awards In The Open Water Swimming World, Part 10

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Cherelle Osteringer (23) in 1:30:43 and John de Mestre (52) in 1:33:01 won the 2014 Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim on Oahu.

Eric Nilsson (25) in 1:32:54 and Victoria West (31) in 1:49:35 won the 2012 Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim in Waikiki Beach.

Courtesy of Jim Anderson, Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim, Waikiki, Hawaii.

Ryan Saunders (21) in 1:35:41 and Taylor Ritenberg (22) in 1:44:32, winners of the 2013 Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim are shown on left.

Jim Anderson has long handed out unique awards for his 7 km Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim held in Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu.

Known as the Double Roughwater, the awards are colorful stain glass artwork and objects of local fish including clownfish and Humuhumu’ele’ele.

For more information about the 7 km ocean swim, visit here.

* Belt buckles at the SCAR Swim Challenge in Arizona, USA: see here
* Conch trophies at the Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim in Turks & Caicos: see here
* Walking sticks and woodals at the Kingdom Swim in Vermont: see here
* Paper crown for Ice Kilometers swimmers at the IISA Ireland National Championships: see here
* For Triple Crowners (English Channel + Catalina Channel + Around Manhattan Island): see here
* MSF Spork + MSF Navigator Award from the MSF: see here
* Cherrywood plaque for South End Rowing Club members for their North Channel crossing: see here
* For H20PLAY Swim Series winners: see here
* For 2-way North Channel relay from Northern Ireland to Scotland and back to Northern Ireland: see here
* For Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim finishers on Oahu: see here
* For finishers of the Nevis to St. Kitts Cross-Channel Swim: see here
* English Channel award for Shubham Vanmali: see here
* Unique fish awards at the Los Cabos Open Water Challenge: see here.
* Rhinoceros trophy for the Midmar Mile 8 Mile Charity Club: see here.
* North Channel crossing by the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association: see here.
* Gaston Memorial Swim awards: see here.
* English Channel plaque by the City of Dover: see here

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