The most popular open water swims around the world from the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim to the Great Chesapeake Bay Sea sell out within minutes.
A new charity swim, the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim in Tampa Florida has quickly reached that level of popularity.
Tomorrow, the 5 km open water event will start on Gandy Beach in St. Petersburg with many of the American Who’s Who of Marathon Swimming in attendance from Anthony McCarley to Ron Collins. But more importantly, there will be hundreds of others joining in the charity swim held on behalf of the Navy SEAL Foundation. Kurt Ott describes, “Swim with the Navy SEALs and and help us never leave a man behind. 100% of the proceeds go towards supporting the mission of the Navy SEAL Foundation which provides tragedy assistance to the families of Naval Special Warfare personnel killed or wounded in combat or training.
We were sold out in 33 minutes.”
For more information, visit www.tampabayfrogman.com to sponsor a swimmer or donate directly to the Navy SEAL Foundation.
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