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One of the bridges you pass under on the portland bridge swim

The Portland Bridge Swim

The Portland Bridge Swim is an annual open water swimming event that takes place in the Willamette River Portland, Oregon. This unique race offers participants the opportunity to swim an 11 mile course that passes…

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swim racers swimming in the last splash of summer event

Last Splash of Summer – SeaTac, Washington

The Last Splash of Summer, located at Angle Lake in SeaTac, Washington, marks the grand finale of the open water swimming season. The event caters to a wide range of participants, both adults and children,…

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Picture of pristine Lake Chelan, venue of the Lake Chelan Swim

Lake Chelan Swim

The Lake Chelan Swim is an annual open water swimming event that takes place in Lake Chelan, a beautiful natural lake located in the North Cascades region of Washington State. This is grape-growing country, and…

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swim defiance racers crossing the Dalco Passage

Swim Defiance

Swim Defiance is an annual open water swimming race held in Tacoma, Washington. The race has an incredible history. The first competitive swim was held way back in 1926, between Vashon Island and Point Defiance…

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whidbey adventure swim racers swimming with a view of puget sound

Whidbey Island Adventure Swim

The Whidbey Island Adventure Swim is an open water swimming event that runs along the picturesque Langley shoreline on Whidbey Island, Washington. The course path forms a rectangle, starting and ending at Seawall Park with…

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swimmers starting the Fat Salmon open water swim in lake washington, seattle.

The Fat Salmon Annual Open Water Swim

The Fat Salmon Open Water Swim is an annual open water swimming event in Seattle, Washington. The course is a point-to-point route that traces the western shoreline of the lake. It is one of the…

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The Seattle Open Water Swim

The Seattle Open Water Swim is an annual charity open water swimming event held in Seattle, Washington. The 2024 Seattle Open Water Swim has a new venue! The location of the event has varied in…

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