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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, September 5, 2016
Swimming, Racing, Relaying In Turkey's İçmeler Bay
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.
The International Aquamasters Marti Hotels Open Water Swimming Championships (or the International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championship) includes 4 separate events held in October in İçmeler Bay in Marmaris, Turkey. The festivities and events start at the Marti Resort De Lux Hotel in İçmeler, Marmaris on the Datcha Peninsula.
The 2 km International Aquamasters Audi Team Event on October 8th with male teams (3 men), female teams (3 women) and mixed team (either 2 men + 1 woman or 2 women + 1 man).
The four-person International Aquamasters Netsel Marina 4x500m Relay Meet is also held on October 8th with men (4 male swimmers), women (4 female swimmers) or mixed (2 men + 2 women).
The 1.5 km, 3 km, 6 km International Aquamasters Marti Hotels Open Water Swimming Championship is on October 9th.
A 5-day Aquamaster Technical Open Water Swim Camp between October 2nd - 6th under the direction of Adam Walker. It is an all-inclusive swim camp tailored on enjoyment and swim technique improvement.
Walker explains, "You can spend five days in paradise, making new friends and swim, swim, swim. The camp includes a pool-based Swim Stroke Masterclass, up to 1-hour daily sea swims, classes on the psychology of open water swimming, training and nutrition, a 3-hour sea swim, and entry into the Aquamasters Championships on October 9th."
For more information, visit here or at Aquamasters. For more information on the Swim Camp opportunity, visit here.
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