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Islet Mother

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Islet Mother is part of the Prison Island Swims (or the Triple Break or Triple Crown of Prison Island Swims that were nominated for the 2016 WOWSA Awards, a recognition of outstanding men, women, performances and offerings around the globe sponsored by the World Open Water Swimming Association in the category of World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year

Islet Mother is an island in French Guiana, located 11 km to the mainland. It started as a leper colony in the 18th Century and then became a prison for 600 convicts and political prisoners.

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It is now designated as a prison island swim and is part of the Triple Crown of Prison Island Swims.

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