From Openwaterpedia
Alex Arévalo serving as an escort kayaker in turbulent waters
Alex Arévalo escorting a marathon swimmer in the 20 Bridges Swim around Manhattan Island heading towards the Hudson River
A channel swimmer escorted a pace swimmer, kayakers, and John Pittman and support crew aboard the Outrider in the Catalina Channel
Brenton Williams (swimming butterfly), Kendal Wright and Kyle Harris swimming an unprecedented 8 km around the Cape St Francis Lighthouse and Shark Point on the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa with the assistance of a surf ski, escort boat, support crew and kayaker

noun - A kayaker is a person who uses a kayak or canoe to assist, feed, protect, warn and guide an open water swimmer during a swim in an open body of water.


The kayaker was leading the swimmers around the last turn buoy.


yacker, crew, support crew, spotter, escort kayaker

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