World Champion Wilimovsky Headlines The RCP Tiburon Mile

The 15th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim is just a mere two weeks away, coming up on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 9 am! This is the world’s most competitive open water swim with International Olympic and World Champion swimmers.

Sign up here to swim the RCP Tiburon Mile!

Starting at Angel Island and swimming their way through the Raccoon Strait in the San Francisco Bay, swimmers will finish the one nautical mile swim on the shores of Tiburon at Sam’s Anchor Café.

2013 RCP Tiburon Mile (Photo Credit: Ian Thurston, Ianthurstonphotography.com)

RCP Tiburon Mile (Photo Credit: Ian Thurston, Ianthurstonphotography.com)

Thousands of swimmers and spectators gather in Tiburon for this annual event which has raised over $1,400,000 for charity.

2013 RCP Tiburon Mile (Photo Credit: Ian Thurston, Ianthurstonphotography.com)

RCP Tiburon Mile (Photo Credit: Ian Thurston, Ianthurstonphotography.com)

After the swim, athletes from 20 countries and spectators enjoy lunch catered by many outstanding local restaurants and live music from a local Marin County band.

The list of Elite athletes this year includes:

Jordan Wilimovsky, 10km Open Water World Champion and 2016 Olympian.

Jordan Wilimovsky of the USA following his first place finish in Men's 10k (courtesy of Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Jordan Wilimovsky of the USA following his first place finish in Men’s 10k (courtesy of Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Keri-anne Payne, Great Britain Olympic Silver Medalist and 2X FINA World Champion.

Alex Meyer, Olympian and World Champion.

Kane Radford, New Zealand Open Water Champion and 3X RCP Tiburon Mile Winner.

Ashley Twichell, USA Gold & Silver Medalist.

Ashley Twichell Open Water Swimming by Mike Lewis

Ashley Twichell (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Becca Mann, National Champion and U.S. National Team member.

Michael Sheil, Australian open water swimmer; Evgeny Bezruchenko, Russian World Champion.

Check out our website www.rcptiburonmile.com for more information on registration and volunteering.

See the RCP Tiburon Mile website here.

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Bob Placak, 2013 RCP Tiburon Mile (Photo Credit: Ian Thurston, Ianthurstonphotography.com)

Bob Placak, 2013 RCP Tiburon Mile (Photo Credit: Ian Thurston, Ianthurstonphotography.com)

Open Water Swimming News is courtesy of The RCP Tiburon Mile, a SwimSwam partner.

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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