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2016 WOWSA AWARDS
Vote in All Four CategoriesThe World Open Water Swimming Association is pleased to present the 2016 WOWSA Award Nominees.
The nominees are presented in the following four categories:
Monday, October 14, 2013
Don't Mess With The BEST 'Cause The BEST Don't Mess
All events (see below) take place in the beautiful and protected waters between the Cap de Ses Salines, the protected marine environment island of Cabrera, Es Trenc beach and Colonia Sant Jordi.
*Colonia Classic 1 - 3-race professional series with pros Alexander Studzinski and Luane Rowe
- Town to Town: 5 km from Sa Ràpita to Colònia de Sant Jordi
- Es Trenc Beach Race: 7 km along one of Europe’s most beautiful beaches
- Es Carbó Italian Volcano: 1.5 km sprint race
* Fresh Water Relay - relay event of the week: 4x500m from the Es Dolç beach
*Round Town - 4 km swim heading all the way around town from the Marquès beach to the port
*Colonia Classic 2: Es Trenc Beach Race
*Tell Your Time - predict your time for this 2.5 km swim off the Marques beach
*Ses Salines Lighthouse - a beautiful swim of 7.5 km from the Ses Salines lighthouse to the port beach
*Colonia Classic 3: Es Dolc
*Cabrera Challenge - 25 km from the beautiful island of Cabrera to Sa Ràpita
*Trading Point Swims: 300m kid swim + 1.5 km + 2.5 km
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Open Water Swimming Magazine
Open Water Swimming MagazineThe Open Water Swimming Magazine is the monthly magazine entirely focused on open water swimming heroes and heroines of every age, ability, and background. Published by the World Open Water Swimming Association, the Open Water Swimming Magazine is a free benefit to WOWSA members.
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The Other Shore
The Other Shore follows world record holder and legendary swimmer Diana Nyad as she comes out of a thirty-year retirement to re-attempt an elusive dream: swimming 103 miles non-stop from Cuba to Florida without the use of a shark cage. Her past and present collide in her obsession with a feat that nobody has ever accomplished. At the edge of The Devil’s Triangle, tropical storms, sharks, venomous jellyfish, and one of the strongest ocean currents in the world, all prove to be life-threatening realities. Timothy Wheeler’s documentary brings Diana Nyad’s extraordinary adventure to life as Diana sets out to prove that will and determination are all you need to make the unimaginable possible.
2014 Open Water Swimming Almanac
An Almanac for Open Water SwimmingAn almanac is essentially a body of knowledge which is so complete that it enables people in different fields to make predictions about the future of their respective industries.
This, for example, was the purpose of the traditional farmers almanacs. It enabled farmers to determine as accurately as possible which crops to plant for the greatest harvests in a given year.
But the farmers almanac was just one example among many.
There are, of course, many different kinds of almanacs.
In fact, there is even one for open water swimming...
Preview the Open Water Swimming Almanac:
The trends are very clear.
The tide is rising for open water swimming.