Ben Stubenberg

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Sea swimmers Ben Stubenberg, Becci Gardiner, and Dan Redmond practicing in Turks & Caicos for the “Race for the ConchEco-SeaSwim. Courtesy of Agile LeVin
Ben Stubenberg, organizer of Yuko Matsuzaki's Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos
Eco-SeaSwim in Turks & Caicos

Ben Stubenberg is the Co-Race Director with Chloe Zimmerman of the Turks & Caicos Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim that is part of the West Indies Bluewater Ocean Swim Series. He is originally from Stockton, California and is currently the president of the Turks & Caicos Islands Swim Federation.

He was instrumental in creating the world's first exclusive open water swimming zone in an ocean in Turks & Caicos and is the co-owner and co-manager of Caicu Naniki Sports Adventures. He also organized the Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos by Yuko Matsuzaki.

Race for the Conch

The Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim is a features 1/2 mile, 1-mile and 2.4-mile sea swims in Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean Sea. It also offers a free 100-meter swim for children. All races are held on 6 July, the first Saturday of each July, and are part of the West Indies Bluewater Ocean Swim Series. The 2.4 mile and the 1 mile races can be done back-to-back on the same morning. The competition is organized by Stubenberg and Chloe Zimmerman and is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

The races are held at the in gorgeous beautiful Grace Bay Beach in front of Flamingo Cafe, next to Club Med in Providenciales. Turks and Caicos in in the British West Indies. Turks & Caicos is located 550 miles southeast of Miami, near south of the Bahama Islands. The waters in July are calm, warm, and beautifully clear. There are direct airline flights from Miami, New York, Atlanta, Charlotte, Boston, Toronto and London.

Started in 2010, the event attracts several world class swimmers, including renowned marathon swimmer Marcos Diaz from the Dominican Republic.


Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos

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