The Big Blue’s Lisa spoke at the Global Open Water Swimming Conference in Long Beach, California on September 21st.
The Global Open Water Swimming Conference was part of a three-day open water swimming extravaganza consisting of 2 award ceremonies, book signings, inspirational and educational presentations by luminaries of the sport, and open water swims that replicate the Olympic Games triathlon swim leg and the marathon swim course.
The Conference kicked-off with a Welcome Reception and film screening on Friday, September 21 from 6-8 pm on the Queen Mary and continued on Saturday, September 22 on The Queen Mary, moored in Long Beach. Open water swimming heroes and heroines from 19 countries provided dozens of inspirational and educational presentations at the Conference.
Open water swimming luminaries and athletes of every ability gathered in Long Beach, California on the Queen Mary to participate in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, for those swimmers and luminaries who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of open water swimming.
The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame ceremony honored the following individuals and organizations:
The 2011 World Open Water Swimming Awards also honored the following individuals:
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30 September 2012