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Tropical Treats In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Throw in a little surface chop with some manageable currents to sunny skies and clear waters…a much-appreciated formula for ocean swimmers looking for a reasonable challenge.

Arralial Swim Travessia No Mar is a 1.85 km swim that 200 swimmers enjoyed this week in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro.

Its organizer, RO2 Esportes, does a great job marketing and promoting the event including providing great graphics in the days leading up to the event won by Mayro Russano and Mariana Mello.

Male Top Three Results:

1. Mayro Passos Russano 21:21
2. Wallace Cardoso Bandeira 22:21
3. Armando Alberto Rodrigues Lopes Junior 22:24

Female Top Three Results:
1. Mariana Mello 25:18
2. Mariana Baldini Burrowes 31:28
3. Beatriz Vercosa Maciel 32:09

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