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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Samoa Swim Series, Simply Splendid

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The Samoa Swim Series offers more than its tagline of '3 great swims in 3 days'.

It includes a parade, a school visit, side tours, a prize giving and two swims on the big island of Savai'i. Two swims will be held in Faga and Manase with an overnight stay at Tanu Beach Fales and other accommodation on the north coast of Savai'i. The third swim is at the Sinalei Reef Resort in Upolu.

There are also unofficial swims to cater for those who arrive before the series and those who want to stay after the series is over.

There is also the Pacific Open Water Challenge, 10 km and 5 km races over two days that precede the Series, and the Warrior Race to meet the demand by swimmers who want to participate in Samoa’s premier triathlon as well as in the Swim Series.

The total is one trip of non-stop athletic challenges over 9 days with the Warrior Race, the Pacific Open Water Challenge and the Samoa Swim Series.

Official Swims:
*Pacific Open Water Challenge 10 km - August 3rd at the Sheraton Aggie Greys Resort
*Pacific Open Water Challenge 5 km - August 4th, a point-to-point swim in Falefa Bay
*Samoa Swim Series Swim 1 - August 6th, point-to-point 2 km and 4 km swims at Faga lagoon, Savai'i
*Family Swim dash
*Team’s Relay: Kids & Family 400m swim (Manase) and 400x400 Teams Relay
*Samoa Swim Series Swim 2 - August 7th, point-to-point 2.5 km and 4 km swims from Fagamalo to Tanu Beach Fales at Manase
*Family Dash: 200m and 400m Kids & Beginners, 600 x 600 Teams Relay
*Samoa Swim Series Swim 3 - August 8th, point-to-point 2 km and 4 km swims from Mulivai Beach to the Sinalei beach
*Teams Relay and 200m and 400m Kids & Beginners Swim

Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of Samoa and President of the Samoa Swimming Federation expresses his hospitality, "I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the Government of Samoa, the Samoa Swimming Federation and the people of Samoa to warmly welcome swimmers and your family and friends traveling to the Samoa Swim Series."

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