Long Distance

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COMA’s ‘Metric’ Birthday Party According to international swimming rules (for all pool meets measured metrically) and for USMS long distance rules, a swimmer’s age group for the year is determined by his or her age on December 31, the last day of the year.  So, logically, January 1, the first […]

Long Distance Swimming – February 2020



Long Distance Swimming
Review: We had another splendid Oregon open water swimming season this summer! Let’s recognize our season achievements and highlights: We hosted 20 USMS-sanctioned swims at 7 venues this year—with an incredible variety in courses, distances, and events. We hosted one USMS National Championship event: the Portland Bridge Swim was the […]

Long Distance Swimming – November 2019