Weekend Schedule of Events

Hello Swimmers!!! I am attaching the current schedule of events for the 2017 Change Your Latitude – 57 North Open Water Challenge. We are looking forward to a great event again this year! With a record 17 swimmers (so far) registered for the 10k, as many more in the 3/6k combined and a growing school […]

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2017 CHANGE YOUR LATITUDE DATES

2017 Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge will be held August 13 in Sitka Alaska.  Still the Northernmost open ocean race in the United States (and as far as we can tell planet Earth!) Weekend events will begin for those who arrive Thursday or early Friday morning with a short swim along […]

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Schedule of events for 2016 Change Your Latitude!

SCHEDULE AND REMINDERS 2016 (PDF document in link) SATURDAY, August 6, 2016               Location: Sitka Sound Science Center – 834 Lincoln St 4:30 PM – Pre-Race Registration 5:00 Welcome, Introduction and Sitka Sound Swim History 5:15 Swimmer Safety and Course Review 5:30 USCG Auxiliary Course Safety 5:35 Kayaker Responsibilities 5:35 Safety Boats and Start/Finish Crew 5:50 Tips/Techniques/Additional […]

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August isn’t so far away!

We hope everyone has settled into their open water seasons well! More and more swimmers have been hitting the water here in Sitka with regular weekly swims happening and numbers growing. We have heard that lodging here in Sitka is booking up fast for the busy weekend of the 2015 Change Your Latitude open water […]

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REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

2015 Change Your Latitude – 57* North Open Water Challenge Registration is Open! What are you going to swim? 1k, 3k, 6k or the 10k? Anyone out there brave enough to swim the course “naked”? Register at: bbsc.mycustomevent.com 2014 was the biggest crowd we have had yet to swim in Sitka Sound for Change Your […]

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