World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year

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SWIM Channel, recipient of the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year, produced by Patrick Winkler of Brazil
Theodore Yach's autobiography In My Element, one of the 20 nominations for the World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year
noun- The World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year is an annual award that meant to identify products and services that (1) best support and assist open water swimmers achieve their goals, (2) are innovative, unique and beneficial to open water swimmers, race directors, coaches or administrators, and (3) have made the most positive impact on the world of open water swimming during the calendar year. It is part of the WOWSA Awards and presented by the World Open Water Swimming Association.

The 2012 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year was the SWIM Channel, a Portuguese-language magazine produced by Patrick Winkler of Brazil. The 2013 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year was the International Ice Swimming Association, a governing body for ice swimming founded by Ram Barkai.

The World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year is awarded together with the World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year, the World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year and the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year. Online voting takes place at World Open Water Swimming Association.

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Voting

The WOWSA Award for the World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year is given at the annual Global Open Water Swimming Conference and voted online upon by tens of thousands of swimmers and fans in a public poll.

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Recipients

Catalyst

Due to the explosive growth of the sport of open water swimming from ice swims to ultra-marathon swims, there has been a concurrent growth in the products, service offerings, vacations, technical devices and gadgets, coaching experts, equipment and content provided to the emerging open water swimming market.

The nominations recognize some of the best products and services that the global open water swimming world has seen. Extreme swimmers, disabled swimmers, ice swimmers, marathon swimmers, professional swimmers, administrators, coaches, pilots, and swimmers from all walks of life have used, purchased and benefited from an increasingly number of products and services.

2013 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year Nominations

2012 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year Nominations

The 2012 nominees are listed below in alphabetical order:

Videos of Nominees

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