When Awards Imitate Open Water Swimmers

When Awards Imitate Open Water Swimmers

Courtesy of Ricardo Ratto in Palmas, Brazil.

Between the Amazon rain forest and Brazil’s coastal savanna, the city of Palmas is site of a 8 km cross-river challenge.

The competitors start off together in a large pack and then gradually separate along the Tocantins River.

Its trophies, bunched together on a table, give an impression of pack swimming.

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