Bandit swim

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noun - Bandit swim is an open water swimming attempt or a completed open water swim by a pirate swimmer.

Pirate Swimmer

A pirate swimmer is an individual who does not pay the requisite fees to participate in an open water swimming competition or an open water swimming charity event, or to attempt a marathon swim, or a channel swim where there is a recognized governing body. It can also be an individual who uses another swimmer's name or a false name to purposefully enter an open water swimming event or charity swim. It also refers to an open water swimmer who purposefully preempts a publicly announced marathon swim or channel swim of an unprecedented course by another swimmer.

Synonym

pirate swim, rogue swim

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