Event Agenda

Warm Up: Friday, November 9th

Welcome event at Sports Basement in The Presidio

6:30 – 8:30 pm Film Screening of Sea Donkey

Main Set: Saturday, November 10th

WOWSA Talks, The Ted Talks of Open Water Swimming at The Olympic Club

WOWSA Talks Morning Session

7:00am – 8:00am –  Morning swim with world record holder Aaron Peirsol

8:00am – 9:00am – Registration, coffee & welcome

9:00am – 10:00am – The Builders with Evan Morrison, Dan Simonelli, Brent Rutemiller & Marcia Benjamin

10:00am – 11:00am – The Adventurers with Ram Barkai, Antonio Arguelles, Jessi Harewicz & David Holscher

11:00am – 12:00am – The Racers with Ned Denison, Shelley Taylor Smith, Bryce Elser & Aaron Peirsol

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Exhibition Hall, Photos & Raffle Drawing 

WOWSA Talks Afternoon Session

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Exhibition Hall, Photos & Raffle Drawing 

2:00pm – 3:00pm – The Record Setters with Sally Minty-Gravett, Pat gallant-Charette, Angel More & Megan Melgaard

3:00pm – 4:00pm – The Pioneers with Ben Lecomte, Ross Edgley & Ger Kennedy

4:00pm – 4:30pm – Lewis Pugh on Swimming for Change

Trans Tahoe Relay Afterparty

4:30 – 5:30 – Welcome Drinks 

5:30 – 6:00 – Tradition of the Trans Tahoe Relay by Edward Rudloff Jr. 

6:00 – 6:30 – How We’re Keeping Tahoe Blue by Jesse Patterson of The League to Save Lake Tahoe

6:30 – 7:00 – 2018 Trans Tahoe Relay Awards Ceremony 

WOWSA Awards Gala Dinner 

7:00pm – 7:30pm – Seating, Wine & Welcome Remarks

7:30pm – 8:00pm – Making a Come Back by Kim Chambers

8:00pm – 8:30pm – Man, Woman, Performance & Offering of the Year

8:30pm – 9:00pm – Closing Toast 

Cool Down: Sunday, November 11th

Alcatraz Swim & Brunch at The Dolphin Club

6am – 6:30am – check-in 

6:30am – 7am – safety briefing 

7am – 9am – Swim from Alcatraz

9am – 11am – Farewell Brunch 







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