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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Swim The Costa Brava

Aida Molina of Culture Sport explains the Swim the Costa Brava video below, "This is a compilation of the best swimming moments we have had over this year. A tribute to the entire swimming community and of course, to the Costa Brava region for its outstanding natural value. Come and participate in some of our swimming activities scheduled for 2014."

* April 26th - 4X Swim Festival + 1.5 km Open water swimming in Barcelona, Spain
* May 25th - 3 km Palamos Swim race + 1.5 km popular swim in Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain
* September 19th-21st - Cala Montgo Swim Festival by Zoot (12 km, 6 km, 3 km, 1.5 km) in Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain
* November 30th - 2.0 km Winter Swim Trophy in Tossa de Mar in Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain

Her business partner Daniel Pagés describes in Spanish, "2013 ha sido un año repleto de aventuras y actividades dirigidas a toda la comunidad de la natación en aguas abiertas. Aquí tenéis una pequeña muestra de todo lo que hemos vivido en los últimos 365 días en la Costa Brava y también en el extranjero. Esperamos seguir compartiendo brazadas con todos vosotros en 2014! Nos vemos en el mar!"

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