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Swim The Costa Brava aims at becoming the meeting point for all the open water swimmers at national as well as international level.
We understand that certain trends have changed and so have the concerns of thousands of followers and sportsmen enthusiasts of open water swimming. The first stage (Swim the Costa Brava) within the European Open Water Swimming Championship is born precisely out of the desire to address these changes and to honour this sports disicpline.
Race: Swim the Costa brava
Location: Cala Montgó, l’Escala (Spain)
Dates: 21st and 22nd of September 2013
Distances: 1.5 km / 3.5 km / 6.o km
Limited number of participants: 300
This event qualifies for the PROSwim Challenge.
You can either fly to Barcelona International Airport, called Barcelona El Prat airport or to the Girona/Costa Brava airport. May we remind you that transfers are provided from/to Barcelona and Girona Airports for those participants booking our ACCOMMODATION + TRANSFER package.
Join us on Sunday, September 6th, 2015 for a 2.2M swim from the Statue of Liberty to the Freedom Tower in downtown Manhattan.
This swim is dedicated to celebrating the freedom of the American people, and to the memory of those that died and served on September 11, 2001
The Liberty to Freedom Swim is a challenging open water event, involving a Hudson River channel crossing in typically choppy conditions. All participants must provide proof of recent, comparable open water swim experience, and must swim at a pace of 30 minutes per mile or faster.
River Dee Bridge to Bridge
Events, each limited to 50 competitors
Aldford Iron Bridge to Queens Park footbridge Aprox 6 miles. 09:30hrs briefing, 10:00hrs start.
Eccleston Ferry to Queens Park footbridge Aprox 3 miles. 11:00hrs briefing, 11:30hrs start
All swimmers to be out of the water for the presentation at 15:00hrs
Contact: Steve Brearey, 6 New Cottages, Plough Lane, Chester, CH3 7PU. Tel 01244335062, Mob: 07538072188,
Fritton Lake 5km Big Swim 2014
|7th September 2014||Start: 9:00am||£20
Fritton Lake is one of the most beautiful stretches of water in East Anglia, extending two and a quarter miles from end to end it is considered the jewel in the crown of the historic Somerleyton Hall estate. The Fritton Lake “Big Swims” form part of our Norfolk Open Water Swim series of events. Hosted in such amazing scenery, the swim course follows a route between the bank and buoys situated down the middle of the lake. With two distances to choose from, 3km or 5km. the race is designed to cater for many swimming swimming capabilities. As well as being monitored by our own safety team this event is supported by the Waveney Valley Canoe Club, who every year perform with outstanding ability to care for all of the swimmers.
The use of wetsuits is optional subject to the water temperature being 16 degrees celsius or above (in the event that the water temperature is below this threshold the use of wetsuits will be made compulsory).
All finishers will receive a medal, and in addition there will be trophies for the male and female winners in the following categories:
Seniors (18 to 39)
Veterans (40 to 59)
Super Veterans (60+)