6th Annual Golden Gate Bridge Swim

Congratulations to Adam Phillips, winner of our annual Golden Gate Bridge Swim! Adam completed the swim in an impressive 32:27. Swimmers encountered choppy waters and a strong current, yet everyone braved the conditions, making it from San Francisco to Sausalito, a 3K swim. We are proud of all of our competitors, and hope to see you back next year !


1st Annual Alcatraz Classic

photograhy by Davide Paperini

The 1st Annual Alcatraz Classic September 18, 2011 was won by Cesar Diaz in 29 minutes 44 seconds. Congratulations to all the participants who braved the chilly waters and currents of the bay on one of the most beautiful days of the year!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors and product partners, volunteers, coaches, kayakers, support vessels and emergency medical team for making this one of the best events ever! We would also like to give special thanks to the SFPD Marine Unit, National Park Service and the U.S. Coast Guard. See you again next year: September 8 2012, for the fastest swimmers in the world!

Distance Swim Challenge – August 21st

Looking for your next open water swim? Just learning to conquer the open water? Or maybe you’re just looking for a new challenge. The Distance Swim Challenge offers a 500m Fun Swim and 6 distance events, including: 1.2, 2.4, 4.8 and 12.6-mile individual races, and a 4.8 or 12.6-mile relay. With multiple starting points between Manhattan Beach and Venice, all races finish in historical Venice Beach. Come join us on August 21st and face your challenge.

Registration is open at: www.distanceswimchallenge.com

Know someone who wants to volunteer? Check out our volunteer page.

Contact: info@distanceswimchallenge.com

We will have some free entries for the event to give away to participants of WWS  Swim Around the Rock™ and the Alcatraz Touch n’ Go™!

6th Annual Swim Around the Rock™

The Water World Swim 6th Annual Swim Around the Rock™ is only days away! Join us on Saturday, July 9th for this round trip Alcatraz swim at the Aquatic Park. This swim is a challenge for fast swimmers that requires a strategic race plan to swim the 3.25 mile course with tides and fast currents around Alcatraz. Registration is almost full. Click here to register.

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