Long distance swimmer

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A long distance swimmer escorted by a pace swimmer and John Pittman and support crew aboard the Outrider in the Catalina Channel
noun - Long distance swimmer is an athlete 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. Alternatively, it can refer to a swimmer who specializes in the longer freestyle races in pool swimming competitions.

The long distance swimmer entered the 10 km race in Midmar as part of the annual Midmar Mile event.

Synonyms

Channel swimmer, marathon swimmer, ultra-marathon swimmer, roughwater swimmer, ocean swimmer, open water swimmer

Video


Video of Brad McVetta crossing the Tsugaru Channel courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association

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