Chris Greene Lake Swim

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Chris Green Cable Swim Results

On a gorgeous day for open water swimming, 140 athletes gathered on July 12 to participate in one or more cable swims at Chris Greene Lake in Charlottesville, VA. The complete (unofficial) results have been uploaded to the website.

Chris Greene Cable Swims: Race Information

The psych sheets are up for the CGL 1- and 2-mile cable swims! Check back here for any additional information from meet director Dave Holland.

OW Entries are Open!

Race information and entry forms for two Virginia open water swims, at Chris Greene Lake and at Lake Moomaw, are now on the website!

Chris Greene Lake Swim Gets Some Love

As we transition to open water season, it is nice to see one of our staple OW events, the Chris Green Lake Cable Swim, get some recognition!

SWIMMER Magazine Open Water Issue

Spring is just around the corner, and that means people are starting to think about open water swimming again! The Mar-Apr issue of SWIMMER Magazine is the annual issue devoted to the discipline of OW swimming.

2013 Chris Greene Lake Cable Swim Results

Bradley Phillips set a course record to win the Chris Greene Lake 2-Mile Cable Swim, eclipsing a standard that had stood for 25 years.

CGL Psych Sheets and Info

Psych sheets for the Chris Greene cable swims have been posted!

Time to Enter Chris Greene Lake!

The entry deadline (July 8) for the Chris Greene Lake cable swims is approaching! A CGL cable swim is an excellent open water swim for beginner and expert alike.

Chris Greene Entries Open

Registration is now open for the 2013 Chris Greene Lake cable swims! This year there will be two races (1-mile and 2-mile), held on July 13. Hope to see you there!

Overcoming Open Water Jitters

Coach Jay Peluso of Peluso Open Water Masters (POWM) has written a nice article about the value and practice of acclimation in reducing the anxiety associated with OW swims.

Chris Greene Lake Gets Some Love

USMS recently compiled a list of 10 great OW swims, and we were pleased that they included our very own Chris Greene Lake cable swims among them. This year’s event has been scheduled for July 13, so circle that date on your calendar now!

Queen of the Lake

For the second straight year, swimming phenom Shirley Loftus-Charley set two open water national records. This year’s achivement caps 31 consecutive years (and counting!) of competing at Chris Greene Lake.