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Friday, November 17, 2017

Chris Thompson Defends His Swim To The Moon Title

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Swim to the Moon is a 0.5-mile 1.2-mile, 5 km and 10 km race on August 19th 2018.

The 2017 races start at Halfmoon Lake Beach where Olympic 1500m bronze medalist Christopher Thompson from Dexter, Michigan won his second consecutive 10 km marathon swim.

Eva Solomon describes the event, "It’s an extraordinary open water swimming adventure through the picturesque Hiland Chain of Lakes near Hell, Michigan. Participants have the time of their lives swimming through southeast Michigan’s most sublime waterways, all the while showing support for a very worthy cause, North Star Reach, a camp for children with life-threatening, serious, and chronic medical conditions."

For more information, visit here.

2017 10 km Marathon Swim Top 10 Results
1. Christopher Thompson (39) 2:11:16
2. Krissy Harmon (21) 2:11:19
3. Christian Vanderkaay (35) 2:18:38
4. Paul Reader (42) 2:19:58
5. Matt Keller (48) 2:20:34
6. Stephen Rouch (37) 2:23:51
7. Zoe Hopkins (23) 2:26:53
8. Matt West (42) 2:28:17
9. David Achtemeier (57) 2:28:22
10. Britta English (44) 2:28:30

2016 10 km Marathon Swim Top 10 Results
1. Christopher Thompson (37) 2:06:14
2. Krissy Harmon (19) 2:06:34
3. Kelsey Gilbert (16) 2:13:28
4. Stephen Rouch (36) 2:13:43
5. Paul Reader (41) 2:15:41
6. Victoria Rian (49) 2:16:13
7. Matt Keller (46) 2:17:16
8. David Achtemeier (56) 2:18:36
9. Stephen Fetyko (42) 2:18:53
10. Daniel Lenhart (24) 2:22:21

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