50 Great Open Water Swimming Locations In The Americas
Great places to conduct open water races or do training sessions are located all over theworld. The number of seashores, ocean fronts, islands, lakes, bays, river, fjords, canals,estuaries, bays and lagoons located on every continent and in every country is literallyinnumerable.As a small sampling of the amazing number of great global open water swimming locations,the
.A list of 50 outstanding open water swimming locations in the Americas - in no particular order- is listed below. This admittedly subjective list is based on three primary criteria: naturalbeauty, the year-round presence of open water swimmers and the camaraderie of the localswimming community.1.
near Austin, Texas, USA: one of the marvelous lakes among rolling hills ofTexas where the open water swimming and triathlon communities come together for year-round practice sessions, clinics, long-distance relays, community events and competitiveraces, including high school and collegiate championships, that are sponsored and organizedby the
as its focal point for triathletes, open water swimmers and fitness enthusiasts in theLos Angeles area. Groups, small and large, organized and informal, competitive and low-key,young and old, train for triathlons and ocean swims along the wide expanse of sand thatoffers currents, waves and surface chop on most afternoons.9.
,California, USA: small beach within the San Diego-La Jolla UnderwaterPark, a marine refuge area where a passionate community of open water swimmers, channelswimmers, adventure swimmers of every age, ability and background gather year-round.Competitive events have been conducted since 1916 including several events sponsored andorganized by the
.One of a number oflovely lakes of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont where the clarity and tranquility of the lakesrival any in North America. The geological aquatic marvels are the venues for a number oftriathlons and open water swims from 1-10 miles30.