Voting Progress For The World Open Water Swimming Performance Of The Year

Voting Progress For The World Open Water Swimming Performance Of The Year

Voting for the World Open Water Swimming Awards continues until December 31st, 2011.

These WOWSA Awards for Performance of the Year are not necessarily for the best athlete, but are meant to honor the individuals who (1) best embody the spirit of open water swimming, (2) possess the sense of adventure, tenacity and perseverance that open water swimmers are known for, and (3) have most positively influenced the world of open water swimming in 2011.

The voting results after the first 4 weeks is as follows. Voting continues for 2 more weeks:

1. Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge – 662 votes (14%)
2. Julie Galloway in Round Jersey – 585 votes (13%)
3. Windermere 12-way Warriors – 456 votes (10%)
4. Ray Gandy in Two Days in the Bay – 334 votes (7%)
5. Bridging The Cayman Islands – 334 votes (7%)
6. Rebekah Boscariol in Lake Ontario – 308 votes (6%)
7. Japan to Taiwan Ocean Swim Challenge – 289 votes (6%)
8. The Swim in the Irish Sea – 283 votes (6%)
9. Selina Moreno Pasagali – 266 votes (6%)
10. Colleen Blair in Pentland Firth – 207 votes (4%)
11. Special Olympics World Summer Game – 199 votes (4%)
12. 1400K Swim Across Tunisia – 174 votes (4%)
13. Farallon Islands Swimming Association – 170 votes (4%)
14. Forrest Nelson‘s Catalina Island Circumnavigation – 165 votes (4%)
15. A Swim For The Coastlines, Un Nado Por Las Costas – 74 votes (2%)
16. Progetto Adriatico from Italy to Albania – 68 votes (1%)
17. Swann Oberson‘s 5K World Championship – 51 votes (1%)

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These individuals and teams are wonderful ambassadors of the sport, representing the epitome of everything that is cool, right and good about open water swimming.
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