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Open Water Event Sanctioning
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Sanction Application | Observer Reports
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Open Water Results For Lance Armstrong And SwimStrong
Dr Keith Bell, founder of the American Swimming Association, announced, "Lance Armstrong has been banned for life from competing in any ASA-sanctioned or -hosted event. Armstrong competed as part of the SwimStrong team in the 2011 and 2012 Lake Travis Relay.
The Lake Travis Relay has been listed as one of the Top 10 Recreation Events in Austin, in America's Top 50 Open Water Swim and the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims. Armstrong's team finished first overall in the 2011 event and second in 2012. The SwimStrong team has been disqualified and the results for both years have been adjusted accordingly."
For more information, contact Dr. Keith Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo of Lance Armstrong from SwimmerJoe.
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Listen to the World's Great Authorities on Open Water - Sid Cassidy
What is it about Napkins and Great Ideas?Sid Cassidy tells the story of how Open Water Swimming became an Olympic sport, and, not surprisingly, Sid was one of the people who planned it out with a pen and an napkin.
WOWSA Race Sanctioning Application
Race Sanction ApplicationThe WOWSA Sanction Application makes it easier than ever for you to apply for event sanctioning. The entire application is processed online at the WOWSA website.
If you need to make changes to your application, simply log in and make the changes right here. You can update your application easily at any time.
Once you click to submit your application, you will receive an e-mail which will provide your unique link to complete and/or update your application.
Simply answer the questions, and you will be able to submit your application within a few minutes.
WOWSA RulesThe WOWSA Rules are divided into the following five categories:
4) EXCEPTIONAL SWIMS
WOWSA Observer Reports
Solo SwimA solo swim is a non-stop swim performed by an individual swimmer. It usually refers to a channel crossing or marathon swim across a channel, lake or bay, and usually completed without a wetsuit or other equipment like fins, and escorted by a boat, pilot and support crew...
Relay SwimRelay swim is a non-stop swim performed by a group of swimmers who swim separately one after each other. The relay swimmers swim legs of anywhere from 10 – 60 minutes each, usually rotating in the same order. Relay swims usually refer to a channel crossing or marathon swim across a channel, lake or bay or in a river done by a group of swimmers...