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The Worldwide Open Water Series
WOW Series
Mission: Celebrating the joys, challenges and beauty of open water swimming.

WOW Series

An Overview:
1. A worldwide circuit of the most exotic, popular, enjoyable, beautiful open water swimming events in the world.
     • Tropical Paradises: from the South Pacific to the Caribbean
     • Major Cities: from Hong Kong to New York
     • Exotic Locations: from Alaska to Dubai

     • Largest Races in the World: from Australia to South Africa

2. Open to individuals of all ages and abilities.

3. Participate in open water swims all over the world.

4. A few of the 2009 races include Fiji swims ( in Fiji, Pacific Open Water Challenge ( in California and the Clean Half Marathon Swimming Relay in Hong Kong (

WOW Series


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