Cross-border swim

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The 2017 Pan-American Colibrí Swim between Imperial Beach, California, USA and Playas de Tijuana Mexico is a 10 km cross border swim and example of Speedo diplomacy by a group of ocean swimmers from five nations with the purpose to raise awareness and funds for the Colibri Center for Human Rights in the Pacific Ocean

noun - A cross border swim is an international swim that starts in one country and finishes in another country, crossing a border somewhere along the course.

Cross-border Swims

Pan-American Colibrí Swim


cross border swim, international swim, transoceanic swim, transatlantic swim, transpacific swim, border crossing swim, cross-continental swim


First coined by Steven Munatones in 2008.

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