It's one of the world's most iconic open water swimming races. The 2013 Waikiki Roughwater Swim draws swimmer from around the globe. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)
Fast and fun swimming in paradise – the 44th annual Waikiki Roughwater swim featured a number of the world’s best open water swimmers and a huge dynamic field. The one common denominator was a love for the sport and a passion for the water. Here’s some images from this year’s event.
Hawaiian open water swimmer Meredith Novack has some big swims coming up in the coming weeks. The Waikiki Roughwater Swim is relatively short for this marathon swimmer. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)
super aloha. Swimmers from Rainbow Aquatics do a phenomenal job every year in supporting the swimmers at both the start and the finish of the Waikiki Roughwater Swim. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)
Mike Lewis is a freelance commercial, sport and lifestyle photographer based in San Diego. Mike began making photos in the early 80’s and immersed himself in all aspects of the photographic arts. Mike’s professional career in in photography began after 12 years working within the United States Olympic movement; he …