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Saturday, September 17, 2011
Naples Island Swim, A California Classic
Jen Schumacher (shown below) from Irvine, California was the overall female winner of the one-mile race and describes her experience here:
Competing in the one-mile swim along with Jen, 26-year-old Pamela Tsakoumakis, a pool swimmer from Huntington Beach, California, competed in her first open water event and expressed her excitement about her second place finish in her age group:
Photo above shows a swimmer who competed in the three mile behind overall 3-mile race winner Alex Kostich, a former All-American swimmer at Stanford University.
"The Naples Island Swim is always one of my favorite local races because it's so different than the others; no currents, no waves, and you swim in a complete circle. I am usually concerned about the temperature but today felt fine - probably in the low 60's."
Results are shown here.
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