Slam the Dam
It is one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims.
Slam The Dam races were held against a magnificent desert backdrop and 79ºF water.
GRAND SLAM 8K & 1.2 Mile Southwestern Zone Championship
Andrew Bray, 52 years from Huntington Beach, California, won both the 8K (1:50:25) and 1.2 mile (24:50) race with a combined time of 2:15:16. The record was broken by Deni Cullom in 2012 with a time of 2:05.
Mallory Mead, 25 years from Los Angeles, California, set the woman's record when she won both the Grand Slam 8K (1:52:59) and 1.2-mile (25:02) in 2:18:02. The record was broken by Lexie Kelly in 2012 with a time of 2:14:21.
Bill May, 32 years from Henderson Nevada, won the 8K in 1:50:03 in 2011. Andy Dawkins of Indiana won the 8K race in 1:41:53 in 2012. Mallory Mead of Los Angeles, California won the women's 8K in 1:50:32 in 2012.
Kevin Scott, 41 years from Henderson, Nevada, won the combined 2.4-mile (50:03) and 1.2-mile (25:15) races for a total time of 1:15:19.
Meredith Krom, 24 years from Fountain Valley, California, won the Super Slam & 2.4-mile races (56:34). Her 1.2 mile (28:06) gave her a combined total time of 1:21:38.
Jan Tichy, 29 years from Fountain Valley, California, set a record in the 2.4-mile race in 49:38.
Kara Robertson of Swim Las Vegas, Nevada’s Premier Open Water and Triathlon Specific U.S. Masters Swim Team, is the race promoter and organizer
1.2 miles, 2.4 miles, 8K
Event Date: CANCELLED IN 2013 DUE TO U.S. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN