Open Water Swimming

Special Olympics athletes and volunteers huddle together after athletes are awarded medals for their efforts.
Safety. A word often stressed in order to ensure the well-being of a given individual. A word often recognized as a goal for individuals to attain in their attempts to protect those they care for from hazardous situations.
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A group of swimmers in open water. All swimmers have on yellow swim caps with numbers.
The Inaugural Washington DC Sharkfest Swim—taking place in Washington, D.C.'s National Harbor waters on June 23, 2019—is bringing three organizations together to host one fun and inclusive event.
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Michael and Jonah Hambleton standing with their arms around one another both with credentials around their necks.
Micah Hambleton, 16, from the United Arab Emirates, won a gold medal in the Special Olympics Division 1 category at the Daman World Triathlon Abu Dhabi 2019.
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Athletes power lifting on the beach in Trinidad. One male athlete is lifting and a female is spotting him. other athletes are lined up waiting for a turn. Waves are crashing in the background and it's bright and sunny out.
Some of the Trinidad and Tobago athletes competing at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi were able to show off their skills in front of a home crowd.
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A group of athletes playing bocce on the beach in Trinidad. An audience is forming and officials are conversing. A game of volleyball is being playing in the background.
Fun in the sun was had by all during the 2018 Trinidad & Tobago Beach Games held in Las Cuevas, Trinidad.
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At 40, the Greek athlete has become a very successful Special Olympics swimmer. Learn why that might have been unlikely.
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Every 4 years, Israel hosts the Maccabia Games, which are called the “Jewish Olympics." Jews from about 80 countries come to compete.
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Being different never kept him out of the pool; in fact, it's what got him in the water in the first place.
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Eight swimmers from Special Olympics Israel took part in an Open Water event in Achziv at the northern part of the country on May 6.
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