Jim Alabiso (born 1 June) is the director of the Swim Across the St. Johns project and Up the River Downtown Swim and serves as the owner of Jumping Fish. Alabiso is an active open water swimmer living in Jacksonville, Florida competing in venues in Florida and California. He is a certified lifeguard, Scuba Diver and a member of USA Swimming, U.S. Masters Swimming, and the Duval Ocean Swimmers. His work in the open water inspired the play To The Sea that opened in Jacksonville, Florida in October 2015.
Jumping Fish provides Life, Career, Fitness, Nutrition and Sport Specific coaching.
Alabiso is an advocate for the St. Johns River in Northeast Florida and believes in sound environmental decisions for the river. Environmental decisions are made by the government, corporations and each of us as individuals. In this spirit, Alabiso created the Swim Across the St. Johns Project.
The St. Johns Riverkeeper mission is to work on behalf of the community for clean and healthy waters in the St. Johns River, its tributaries and its wetlands, through citizen-based advocacy. Learn more here - St.Johns Riverkeeper Website
SASJ provides a vehicle for awareness and a platform for the St. Johns Riverkeeper to air the pressing issues. Learn more here - Swim Across the St. Johns River
Arriving soon at Riverside Arts Market soon on June 9th...
Up the River 2012
A 12 Mile Swim in Celebration of the St. Johns
Healthy River. Healthy People.
Alabiso currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida. He is the proud father of Alex, Sam, Ken and James Alabiso. He attempted a solo single marathon crossing of Lake Tahoe under the governance of the Lake Tahoe Swimming Society in the summer 2012.
- Swim Across the St. Johns River
- Jumpingfish Website
- Jumpingfish Facebook
- Open Water Swimming
- Lake Tahoe Swimming Society
- High and Live on Lake Tahoe
- Up The River Downtown
- It Is Safer To Swim
- JumpingFish Website
- Municipal Waterways Enable Urban Swimming
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Swimming Upstream Purposefully
- To The Sea
- Cummer Museum To The Sea
- Jim Alabiso Inspires To The Sea
- Tonight With Jim!
- To The Sea Is A Huge Hit