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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Lexie Kelly, Ryan Bullock Win Newport Pier-2-Pier Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Newport Beach, California.

Up and down the Southern California coast they go, spending their weekends racing from Oceanside to Redondo Beach and many beaches in between.

Lexie Kelly and Ryan Bullock won the Newport Pier-2-Pier Swim, a 2-mile ocean swim between Balboa Pier and Newport Pier in Newport Beach, California on July 14th.

Kelly recalled the traditional onshore start, "The Newport Pier-to-Pier started off with a large set [of waves] which created some problems for people at the start." But by the time she finished, the shorebreak was minimal.

Newport Pier to Pier 2 Mile Swim Top 25 Results:
1. Ryan Bullock 43:55
2. Peter Thiel 45:15
3. Craig Nadel 45:34
4. Robert Margalis 45:37
5. Grant Levy 45:51
6. Lexie Kelly 46:00 [first woman]
7. Brian Meyer 47:46
8. Jeffrey Crosson 47:59
9. Lauren Morford 48:03 [second woman]
10. Jake Glick 48:07
11. Doug Kajiwara 48:13
12. Eric Hanke 48:17
13. Tom Halford 48:18
14. Tracy Edwards 48:19
15. Brian Coffin 48:19
16. Greg Shields 48:23
17. Steve Gunnell 48:30
18. Marc Eskes 49:05
19. Dean Nicolls 49:19
20. Christopher Armstrong 49:24
21. Beth Margalis 49:31
22. Jessica James 50:09
23. Lyle Nalli 50:38
24. Robbie Wyatt 51:27
25. Jeff Rhodes 52:19

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