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Swim trekker

From Openwaterpedia

noun - A swim trekker (or a sea trekker) is an open water swimmer exploring and swimming in a non-competitive manner in a natural open bodies of water including oceans, lakes, rivers, bays and reservoirs, performed for pleasure, adventure, exploration, holiday or fitness at any time of the day or night. Swim trekkers generally swim with partners, teammates, buddies or tour members as part of guided tours or swimming holidays, along coastlines, in lakes or around islands, although swim trekking can be done anywhere. A swim trekker can swim with or without equipment being towed along or transported from location to location.

Open water swimming races, competitions, camps, clinics, events, solo channel swims or marathon relays are not considered swim trekking.


The team included a few swim trekker in the Canary Islands.


Wild swimmer, open water swimmer, free swimmer, long distance swimmer, expedition swimmer, sea trekker

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