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Top 25 Organizations And Groups In Openwaterpedia

Openwaterpedia‎ is like Wikipedia for the open water swimming world. It is a multi-lingual online reference and research tool that currently has 15,495 different entries that have been viewed 14,743,810 times to date.

Among the entries, there are 7,706 people, 1,855 terms, 1,479 places, 2,820 events, 1,182 products, 475 services, 122 pilots, and 847 coaches currently posted in Openwaterpedia

The most viewed 25 organizations and groups in Openwaterpedia to date include the following entries:

1. British Long Distance Swimming Association ‎(19,590 views)
2. International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame ‎(16,827 views)
3. 24-hour Club ‎(13,960 views)
4. Catalina Channel Swimming Federation ‎(15,109 views)
5. America's Top 100 Open Water Swims ‎(12,851 views)
6. La Jolla Cove Swim Club ‎(11,271 views)
7. Rottnest Channel Swim Honour Board ‎(10,566 views)
8. Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association ‎(9,098 views)
9. SwimTrek ‎(8,844 views)
10. U.S. Masters Swimming ‎(8,687 views)
11. World's Top 100 Open Water Swims ‎(8,249 views)
12. Ventura Deep Six ‎(6,881 views)
13. International Ice Swimming Association ‎(6,876 views)
14. Half Century Club ‎(6,654 views)
15. Saint Martin Island Long Distance Channel Swimming ‎(6,583 views)
16. Alaska Open Water Series ‎(6,458 views)
17. Irish Long Distance Swimming Association ‎(5,562 views)
18. Channel Swimming Association ‎(5,469 views)
19. Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association ‎(5,462 views)
20. L.O.S.T. Swimming ‎(5,359 views)
21. Croatian Long Distance Swimming Federation ‎(4,408 views)
22. World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation ‎(4,401 views)
23. Japan International Open Water Swimming Association ‎(4,305 views)
24. Farallon Islands Swimming Federation ‎(4,288 views)
25. Aquatic Capital of America ‎(4,174 views)

Photos shows Ted Keenan, an Honour Swimmer inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame after his Bristol Channel marathon swim in 1975.

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