From OpenwaterpediaAndy Magness organize END-WET, a 27-mile downriver marathon swim in the Red River of the North from Grand Forks, North Dakoto to Oslo, Minnesota.
Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test, or END-WET as it is known, is a 27-mile (43.4 km) mixed-sports event where solo and relay swimmers pit themselves against other endurance athletes down the Red River between Grand Forks, North Dakota and Oslo, Minnesota in the United States. It is one of the longest marathon swims in the world.
- two person open/coed in a canoe or two-person kayak
- solo male/female in a kayak or surfski
- solo male/female on a stand-up paddle board
- relay swimmers (2-6 members)
- solo swimmers
All profits help support Ground UP adventures, a local North Dakota non-profit dedicated to bringing adventure to the region's youth and larger communities.
- Dan Projansky Flying Down The Red River To END-WET
- An Adventure Like No Other In The Mighty Red River
- Don't Wait To The END
- Swimmers Head to END to Mighty Red River
- Dan Projansky Shoulders A 26-Mile Burden In The END-WET
- The Odyssey Of Open Water Swimming
- List Of Marathon Swims Around The World
- Marathon Swimming
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Open Water Swimming website
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming