Black Canyon

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The Black Canyon of the Colorado is the canyon on the Colorado River where Hoover Dam was built. The canyon is located on the Colorado River at the state line between Nevada and Arizona.

Open Water Swimming

Kara Robertson swam 10.85 miles from the base of the Hoover Dam in 52-54ºF water down the Colorado River through Black Canyon just before Willow Beach, a swim that became the inspiration for Slam the Dam event.

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