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.
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.
Thousands of swimmers and spectators gather in Tiburon for this annual event which has raised over $1,400,000 for charity.
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.
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.
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.
Open Water Swimming News is courtesy of The RCP Tiburon Mile, a SwimSwam partner.