Bente Weber Memorial Swim (Nevis to St. Kitts Cross-Channel Swim)

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The Bente Weber Memorial Swim or the Nevis to St. Kitts Cross-Channel Swim is a 2.5-mile inter-island Caribbean Sea swim from Nevis to St. Kitts. It starts at Oualie Beach on Nevis with the finish at Cockleshell Bay on St. Kitts in an area known as the "Narrows". The event record was set by Rhian Purdy in a time of 1:05:21. The men's record is held by Roger Brown in 1:05.38.

In 2012, it also incorporates the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States open water swimming championships, 1 km ('Short Course') and 4 km ('Long Course') races on Nevis.

It is a memorial swim as a tribute to the legacy of Bente Weber.

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[edit] Type

Ocean

[edit] Location

City Nevis to St. Kitts

Country St. Kitts

Region Americas

[edit] Contact

Email windsurf@sisteisles.kn

[edit] Event Information

Month: March

Event Date: 3/21/2011

Website: StarMile 2.5 Nevis to St. Kitts Cross Channel Swim

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: Yes

Charity: No

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