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Monday, October 30, 2017

Blue Journey Expedition On American Samoa


Blue Journey Expedition - KVZK TV - American Samoa from Bruckner Chase The Blue Journey Dangerous Waves Project with Bruckner Chase was nominated for the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year.

Its nomination reads, "The Blue Journey Dangerous Waves Project is an educational effort by Bruckner Chase in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service and Ocean Today. It bolsters an impactful, practical film series with a public outreach via clinics and talks that are augmented by partnerships with like-minded corporate partners, community groups, villages, schools and environmental organizations. Surf Zone Safe is the upcoming Ocean Today film series with location and community specific advice for American Samoa, the American East Coast, Pacific Northwest, Southern California and Hawaii. The series will be released as part of an Ocean Today’s Full Moon program available worldwide. For its focus on beach and ocean safety, science and conservation; for its public goal of Situational Awareness when swimmers and non-swimmers alike are in, on or near open bodies of water; for its messaging focused on Respect the Ocean, the Blue Journey Dangerous Waves Project is a worthy nominee for the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year."

The nominees for the 2017 World Open Water Offering of the Year include the following:

1. 48 Braçades by Miquel Suñer (Spain)
2. Blue Journey Dangerous Waves Project with Bruckner Chase (USA)
3. Global Swim Series by Rob Kent & Dylan Kent (Canada)
4. LongSwimsDB by Evan Morrison (USA)
5. New York Open Water by David Barra, Rondi Davies & Alex Arévalo (USA)
6. Open Water Swim Academy by Dan Simonelli (USA)
7. Outdoor Swimmer by Simon Griffiths (Great Britain)
8. Sea Donkey with Adrian Sarchet (Guernsey)
9. Shark Bait by Dr. Seán O’Connell (Bermuda)
10. Swim Argentina by Matías Ola (Argentina)
11. The Channel of Bones with Toni Enderli (South Africa)
12. Travessia do Leme ao Pontal by Adherbal de Oliveira & Renato Ribeiro Barbosa (Brazil)

Register and vote on the WOWSA Awards and the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year, visit here.

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