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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Reaching Beyond The Shores Of The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

There are innumerable people who we greatly enjoy listening to about a wide variety of topics in the open water swimming world.

Pedro Rego Montiero, Wayne Ridden, and Colin Hill regarding organization of open water swimming events.

Thomas Lurz, Haley Anderson, and Greta Anderson about racing at the highest levels.

Ram Barkai, Henri Kaarma and Nuala Moore about ice swimming.

Natalie du Toit, Salvatore Cimmino and Craig Dietz about swimming in general - and the list goes on and on.

But there are renowned speakers in the open water swimming community who are frequently asked to speak to large audiences - both in person and online - with messages that transcend all kinds of issues: Lewis Pugh, Diana Nyad, Maarten van der Weijden, Ori Sela, Vicki Keith, Dr. Peter Attia, Tim Ferriss, Angel Yanagihara, Ph.D., Maria Conceicao, Professor Tim Noakes, Adam Walker, Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D., and Bruckner Chase.

These speakers are in high demand from corporations, non-governmental organizations, governments and other entities. Their schedules are packed with audiences spell-bound by their accomplishments in the oceans and their lifestyle and mindset necessary to enable them to achieve these goals.

Lewis Pugh, as the United Nations Patron of the Oceans, is speaking at the Top CEO Conference on April 5th in Dubai to an international audience of senior executives and corporate leaders on his go-to topic, Achieving The Impossible.

Pugh is also speaking at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in June in Maryland on a theme, Beyond The Impossible.

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