He is safety-minded, has drafted and formulated a number of safety documents. A visionary, he also focuses on the small details of the sport like issuing numbered safety vests for escort kayakers.
White will introduce Ned Denison at the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Long Beach, California on September 22nd on the Queen Mary. His ability to draw supporters and swimmers from Alaska and California to Ireland and India is a testament to his contagious enthusiasm for the sport.
He is an example of a race promoter helping shape the sport in his immediate area. He also created the Be Kind to Your Yacker Week where swimmers give praise and thanksgiving to their kayakers, support crew and pilots.
In 2012 NEKOWSA, a division of Indoor Recreation Orleans County, hosted 7 swims, with over 375 swimmers participating in majestic lakes, well supported by the local community. "We are pleased to announce our expanded schedule of swims for 2013. We are very excited to be adding a number of lakes to next year’s roster, plus an extraordinary seven days of open water swimming from August 10th through August 17th."
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