Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Where Are They Now?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Mr. Open Water, Sid Cassidy, the former chairman of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee and starter at the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim is also back home in Boca Raton, Florida.

Sid is taking his swim team to new heights as the Aquatics Director of Saint Andrews Swimming and Diving program.

Mark Warkentin, who finished eighth in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the Beijing Olympics, is now back in his hometown of Santa Barbara, California where he started a new swim team and is raising a family.

"I am eager to share my knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport with the community and help develop Santa Barbara Aquatic Club into the premier swimming program in Southern California. That’s my primary goal, plain and simple."

We are pleased to report these two passionate and knowledgeable open water guys are never too far away from the water.

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