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.
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!
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.
On July 14, 125 swimmers participated in the 36th Annual Chris Greene Lake open water cable swims, and the results have been uploaded to our website. Director Dave Holland has written a press release describing this year’s race.
An overlooked aspect of open water swimming is turns. “Turns,” you say? “But there are no walls in the open water!” Well, keep reading….!