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Sunday, December 17, 2017

2018 Calendar Of Marathon Swimmers

Courtesy of Marathon Swimmers Federation.

The Marathon Swimmers Federation published its 2018 calendar. Each month showcases different open water swimmers around the world with Sarah Thomas on the cover for the second consecutive year:

Cover – Sarah Thomas swimming in Lake Champlain in New York. Photo by Ken Classen shown above.
January – Jeff Miller swimming in St., John, US Virgin Islands. Photo by Lee Richter.
February – Ted Erikson climbing out on Promontory Point, Chicago. Photo by David Travis.
March – Oak Streeters entering near Table Rock, Laguna Beach, Southern California. Photo by Lynn Kubasek.
April – Wendy Van De Sompele swimming in Canyon Lake in Arizona. Photo by Peter Ray.
May – Donal Buckley and Anthony McCarley at end of Strait of Gibraltar crossing on Morocco. Photo by Alfonso Gamaza.
June – Sylvia Lacock entering the water near Folkestone, England. Photo by Pacific Open Water Swim Co.
July – Relay around Santa Cruz Island, California. Photo by Paula Selby.
August – Stephen Rouch approaching Mid-Hudson Bridge during 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim. Photo by Lindsey Danis.
September – Sarah Thomas swimming in Lake Champlain in New York. Photo by Cathy Delneo.
October – Club de Natación Radikalswim in Barcelona, Spain. Photo by Bruno Hervas.
November – Wildfire Sunset on Vashon Island, Washington. Photo by Peter Ray.
December – Slippery Rocks on Promontory Point, Chicago. Photo by David Travis.

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