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Casey Taker

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Bobby Brewer founded the South Padre Island Open Water Festival in Texas with the help of Casey Taker that features Olympic gold medalists Rowdy Gaines and Lenny Krayzelburg as announcers and a partnership with the Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation

Casey Taker is a native of the Outer Banks of North Carolina who brings over 10 years of experience in the sports travel industry to Open Water Planet. As the owner of Anytakers Sports & Entertainment, Taker has designed and managed on-site travel experiences at over 200 national events including The Super Bowl, Daytona 500, Kentucky Derby, The Masters and CMA Awards. Utilizing a unique concierge approach to customer service, Taker is known for helping clients maximize their travel experiences. This diverse background brings an "outside the box" perspective to open water swimming.

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Open Water Planet is a division of the Triton Collective, a world leader in aquatic marketing, consulting, event management and travel services. Open Water Planet is an event management and lifestyle-specific brand, dedicated to supporting the open water swimming and open water sports community. It offers open water swimming events like the South Padre Island Open Water Festival, travel to myriad open water swimming destination sites, and open water swimming gear. Its executives include Bobby Brewer, Lenny Krayzelburg, Casey Taker, and Gregg Cross.

He also organizes the Coquina Cup, a lifeguard skill event, open water ocean swim and paddleboard race held in Flagler Beach, Florida.

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