Jonathan Strauss

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Joner and his father Robert Strauss at Swim Miami 2012
Swim Miami 2013 produced by Jonathan Strauss
Joner Strauss, organizer of the Get Stoked Tour
Jonathan "Joner" Strauss is an open water swimming race director and extreme sports event organizer from Miami, Florida. Strauss is the Founder/ Creator of Board Up Productions, LLC, a non-traditional lifestyle and action sports event-marketing agency since 2005. He organizes Swim Miami presented by Nike, one of America's Top 50 Open Water Swims. He was named one of the 101 Movers And Shakers In The Open Water Swimming World by the Daily News of Open Water Swimming in 2013 and is one of the race directors on the 2014-2015 World Open Water Swimming Series.



Strauss organizes the following events:

Swim Miami Videos

Board Up Videos

Alligator Reef Lighthouse Swim

Get Stoked Tour

2014 World Open Water Swimming Series Events

1. aQuellé Midmar Mile in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in February. Race director Wayne Riddin
2. Miami Mile in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. in April. Race director Jonathan Strauss
3. El Cruce in Cancún, Mexico in May. Race director Rafael Hernández
4. Jax Coco Shek O Challenge in Hong Kong in July. Race director Doug Woodring
5. Henley Mile in Henley-on-the-Thames, United Kingdom in July. Race director Tom Kean
6. Hellespont and Dardanelles Swim in Turkey in August. Race director Simon Murie
7. Aichi Crossing in Nagoya, Japan in August. Race director Yutaka Shinozaki
8. BCT Gdynia Marathon – Open Race in Gdynia, Poland in August. Race director Tomasz Pąchalski
9. Waikiki Roughwater Swim in Oahu, Hawaii in September. Race director Kaia Hedlund
10. Swim The Island in Italy in October. Race director Matteo Testa
11. The Five in Hong Kong in October. Race director Doug Woodring
12. King and Queen of the Sea in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in December. Race director Pedro Rego Monteiro
13. Stroke for Egypt in the Red Sea, Egypt in December. Race coordinator Mohamed Marouf

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Annual Recognition
Insurance and Sanctions
OWS Conferences
Race Calendar
Travel & Vacations
Education Programs
About OWP
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