2018 Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge will be held August 12th at the Sitka Sound Science Center beach in Sitka Alaska. Still the Northernmost open ocean race in the United States (and as far as we can tell planet Earth!) Register at www.bbsc.configio.com For early arriving swimmers we will again be offering […]
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2017 Race Results! What a great weekend (week for some) of swims! Pictures to follow soon and more on the events that we so thoroughly enjoyed! Thank you to all who came up to swim and a special thank you to all for your contributions to the Baranof Barracudas Swim Club!! Fisherman’s Quay, Murray Pacific, […]
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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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We are very excited to announce that the 2017 Change Your Latitude registration is open! Register at http://www.bbsc.configio.com 2017 Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge will be held August 13th at the Sitka Sound Science Center beach in Sitka Alaska. Still the Northernmost open ocean race in the United States (and as […]
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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 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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2016 Change Your Latitude – 57* North Open Water Challenge Registration is Open! What will it be for you? 1k, 3k, 6k or the 10k? Register at: bbsc.mycustomevent.com With record numbers and course records falling in 2015 what will the 2016 northern most US open water swim bring us! In our 9th year Change Your Latitude […]
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Records were broken in registrations, number of “naked” swimmers, and on the course in the 8th Annual Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge! With 39 swimmers jumping in and 5 in the water with no wetsuits participants enjoyed a beautiful day of swimming. Several Course records were broken on Sunday with both […]
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Here it is… the weekend events for the 2015 Change Your Latitude Open Water Challenge! We will send final confirmation to all registered swimmers on Monday. Looking forward to welcoming everyone to Sitka and jumping in for the BEST swim of your life! SCHEDULE AND REMINDERS 2015
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