Triple Crown of the Tennessee

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noun - The Triple Crown of the Tennessee (TCT) includes 3 open water swims totaling 21.2 miles (34.1 km) along the Tennessee River.

Triple Crown of the Tennessee

  • 5-mile Swim Hobbs Island organized by Team Rocket Tri in Huntsville, Alabama held on 16 September 2018
  • 6.2-mile Bridges to Bluffs 10K organized by the K-COWS-Knoxville Open Water Swimmers in Knoxville, Tennessee held on 30 September 2018.
  • 10-mile Swim The Suck organized by the Chattanooga Open Water Swimmers (C.O.W.S.) and Outdoor Chattanooga in Chattanooga, Tennessee on 13 October 2018.


  • A Gold Member completes all three swims in the same calendar year and will receive a gold-embroidered towel and a gold patch.
  • A Silver Member completes all three times within a two-year span and receives a silver-embroidered towel and a silver patch.
  • A Bronze Member completes all three swims within a three-year span and receives a bronze-embroidered towel and a bronze patch.

2017 Members

2018 Members

2019 Members


Applications to request Gold, Silver or Bronze membership should be submitted to Dr. Karah Nazor (via, Jack McAfee (via, and Ali Meeks (via who will confirm the completion of each swim and prizes will be airmailed to the swimmers.


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