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In the News:  Inaugural South Padre Island Open Water Festival

Swimmers from all over the country lined the dock to conquer the Laguna Madre on Nov 6, 2016.  80 degree temperatures and 79 degree water prevailed the entire weekend.   Weekend events consisted of a Saturday morning Sunrise Yoga on the Beach session,  the first ever RUFF Water Swim,  a day at the Schlitterbahn Indoor Waterpark with Rowdy Gaines and a Welcome Dinner hosted by Rowdy Gaines and Lenny Krayzelburg.   The currents proved to be a challenge but swimmers dug in and prevailed.  For more information and to see results  click here

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The Water is Now Open....... 

Open Water Swimming is not just a sport,  it's a lifestyle for those aspiring to challenge their limits.  The Open Water Planet brand creates signature events empowering committed athletes to explore our giant open planet,  in addition to connecting athletes with lifestyle products that capture the essence of the OWP way of life.

Open Water Planet will always remain true to its core, keeping an open mind to the unpredictability of racing in natural conditions,  while taking time to enjoy and connect to and open planet and its potential.   We respect anyone who goes into the open water and aspires to attempt the extraordinary.