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Open waterist

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Open waterist and member of the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco Bay, photo by Dan Kutler

noun - Open waterist is an individual who swims in open bodies of water for fitness, challenge or competition.

Usage[edit]

The open wateriest entered the one-mile swim in Windermere as part of the Great North Swim.

Synonyms[edit]

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

Video[edit]


Video of Brad McVetta crossing the Tsugaru Channel from Honshu to Hokkaido, courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association

Origin[edit]

Noted in the Daily News of Open Water Swimming by Steven Munatones in January 2015.

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