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Posts Tagged: "usa"

River Canyons, Arizona

Last year SwimTrek introduced trips in River Canyons, Arizona, USA. This is the first weeklong SwimTrek holiday in the conterminous USA. I have been particularly excited to help SwimTrek develop trips in the USA. Though world travel is very rewarding and exciting, there are plenty of excellent...

A fan writes in Arizona

I've had a long time hankering to see the desert, but, like 99.9% of you reading this I had one little problem: I have to swim when I'm warm or it's trouble all around. And voila! SwimTrek's canyons trip traversing three of the Salt River's dammed lakes in Tonto National...

SwimTrek Guides at US Masters Swimming Long Course National Championship in Gresham, Oregon

SwimTrek guides Marlys Cappaert and Mark Johnston visited Gresham, Oregon over the weekend to watch and compete in the 2016 United States Masters Swimming (USMS) Summer Nationals. Set in the stunning Pacific Northwest, Mt. Hood Community College boasts one of the fastest and most beautiful 50M...

SwimTrek attended the US Masters Swimming Spring Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina

SwimTrek attended the world class swimming facility in Greensboro which was full of speedy swimmers with nearly 2000 swimmers, representing 219 swim clubs for the US Masters Swimming (USMS) Spring Nationals in Greenboro, North Carolina. Our mission was to pique an interest in open water swimming...

SwimTrek headed to North America with a visit to the YMCA Master National Meet in Sarasota

SwimTrek attended the YMCA Master National Meet in Sarasota Florida this past weekend (April 15-17). This meet has been held annually since 1976, and this was the fourth time it was hosted by the Sarasota Shark Masters. There were nearly 500 swimmers at the meet from 52 different teams across the...

Alcatraz - The 1,000th Crossing

Gary Emich is an accomplished and well-travelled open water swimmer and is a regular guide for SwimTrek. What makes Gary truly unique, is his obsession with Alcatraz. Not only does Gary already hold the record for the greatest number of Alcatraz Island swims. He is also about to embark on his...

Simon Murie - Swimming Alcatraz

Read the H2Open article here. Interested in swimming across from Alcatraz to San Francisco? Find out more about our Alcatraz Special Swim