Open water swimmer

From Openwaterpedia
Pod or pack of open water swimmers of the Gatorman of the annual La Jolla Rough Water Swim in La Jolla Cove, California
Open water swimmers Lexie Kelly and Steven Munatones in the Cayman Islands
Open waterist and member of the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco Bay, photo by Dan Kutler

noun - Open water swimmer is a homo sapien who competes in open water swimming competitions, attempts solo or relay open water swims, marathon swims, or channel swims, or trains or exercises in open bodies of water for fitness or fun.


The open water swimmer entered the one-mile swim in Windermere as part of the Great North Swim.


channel swimmer, marathon swimmer, ultra-marathon swimmer, roughwater swimmer, ocean swimmer, long distance swimmer, open waterist, adventure swimmer, free swimmer, wild swimmer, outdoor swimmer


Video of Brad McVetta crossing the Tsugaru Channel from Honshu to Hokkaido, courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association

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