|Sat Sep 03 Race The Legends Open Water Swim |
Global Swim Series LLC presents the Race The Legends Open Water Swim on Saturday, September 3, 2022 (Labor Day Weekend). Swimmers of all ages and abilities will be able to walk up to the starting line, on a beautiful sandy beach in Fort Lauderdale and swim an open water race against some of the greatest swimmers of all time. Race distances are 5K, 1 Mile, the Double Legend (5K and 1 Mile) and the Half Mile for kids age 10 to 15. Who are the Legends? 9 Olympians, 31 medals, 27 Olympics… Legendary Swimmers.1) Ryan Lochte – 4x Olympian, 12 Olympic medals, world record holder, 90+ Int’l medals 2) Cullen Jones– 2x Olympian, 4 Olympic medals (2G, 2S), former World Record Holder 3) Anthony Ervin – 3x Olympian, 4 Olympic medals (3G, 1S), oldest person to win Gold 4) Bruno Fratus – 3x Olympian, Brazil, 2020 Olympic Bronze 50 free, under 22 sec 90x in 50 free 5) Cody Miller – Olympic Gold & Bronze, World Champs 2G, 2S, 1B, Olympic & World records 6) Blake Pieroni – 2x Olympian, 3 Gold medals, current World Record holder 4×100 fr relay 7) Brett Hawke – 2x Olympian, Australia, co-Head Coach Auburn Univ, 2009 National Champions 8) Brent Hayden – 4x Olympian, Canada, 2004,‘08,’12, ‘20, Olympic Bronze & World Champion 9) Therese Alshammar – 6x Olympian, Sweden, 3 Olympic medals, 25 World Champ medals.