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Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The Culture Of Open Water Swimming In The Mediterranean
The two coaches with a flair for creativity develop, organize and promote seven different open water swims from Majorca to Costa Brave. They also offer five different training camps in the Mediterranean from the Canary Islands to Italy. Each event offers something special catering to the swimmers on tour.
In addition to training, Aida and Daniel offer opportunities for swimmers to immerse themselves in the culture of the country they are visiting, whether it is discovering its landmarks, savouring its cuisine or enjoying the sporting activities of the camps or swims.
Its open water swimming events include:
Island of Sa Dragonera on 27 May 2012 (Majorca)
Costa Guixolenca on 10 June 2012 (Costa Brava)
Crossing the Border France to Spain on 8 July 2012 (Portbou)
River Ebro on 21 July 2012 (Tortosa)
Swim Barcelona on 9 September 2012 (Barcelona)
Cap Norfeu on 21 October 2012 (Costa Brava)
Medes Isles on 18 November 2012 (Costa Brava)
It open water swimming camp are located in various places:
Olbia Cerdeña (Italy)
Torremolinos Málaga (Spain)
Lanzarote Canary Islands (Spain)
Los Cristianos Tenerife South (Spain)
Mataró Barcelona (Spain)
Aida and Daniel explain, "We are dedicated to giving you access to the best each city has to offer, not only in terms of sports facilities but also by offering you a whole range of information about open water events, training opportunities or competitions that will stir your interest.
And, as a complement to swimming, we have designed a host of various fully optional activity programmes to enable you to get to know the culture of the places you will be travelling to."
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