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Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming

The Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming

Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming is the sport’s equivalent of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Members of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming has successfully completed three swims: (1) across the English Channel between England and France, (2) across the Catalina Channel between Santa Catalina Island and the Southern California mainland in the United States, and (3) the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, a 28.5-mile circumnavigation around New York City.

It is known as the Triple Corona in Spanish.

Membership in the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming requires the authenticated completion of three famous marathon swims around the world: (1) 21 miles (33.7K) across the English Channel between England and France, (2) 21 miles (33.7K) across the Catalina Channel in Southern California, USA, and (3) 28.5 miles (45.8K) around the Manhattan Island in New York, USA.

To report new members of the club, please send the information to Open Water Source via email (headcoach@openwatersource.com).

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