Bridge to Bridge swim with Swim Art - San Francisco, CA
||St Francis Yacht Club
St Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 94109
||Triathlon, Swimming (view all San Francisco events in July)
||July 8, 2012 (5:45 am meet - 05:45 AM)
||Leslie Thomas, swim-art.com, , 415-299-9098
This is a spectacular swim - a challenging and gorgeous trip along the entire San Francisco bay-side waterfront. The swim begins with a jump off the boat under the Bay Bridge. The swim proceeds North and then West toward the Golden Gate Bridge. View the course map on our website under Open Water Programs, Expeditions (http://swim-art.com/expeditions.html).
|Expedition Swim - Bridge to Bridge||180.0000|
This is an advanced level, 6-mile swim with the current. Prerequisites - must be able to swim one mile without stopping; must have completed at least two open water swims (anywhere); must be able to swim one mile in 50 minutes or less; must have some experience in cold water or willing to swim once in Aquatic Park before doing the swim.
Equipment to have:
- Lots of warm clothes and a hat to put on after you swim
- Bottle of warm water to clean the sand off your feet off after the swim
- Body Glide or Vaseline (if you don't have any we'll have some extra, too)
- Swim Suit
- Wetsuit (optional)
- Earplugs, if your ears are at all sensitive to the water
- Trash bag to take your wet wetsuit home in
SPECTATORS: We can take spectators for an additional $10 (please pay in cash on the day of the event). Indicate on the sign up form how many spectators you think you might bring.