View Full Version : Misty Hyman to swim in St Croix's Coral Reef Swim

August 24th, 2004, 09:27 AM
MISTY HYMAN , 5-time NCAA Champion, 10-time National
Champion, and Olympic Gold Medalist has entered the 9th Annual St Croix 5 Mile
Coral Reef Swim to be held October 24th 2004.

Her victory in the 200 Butterfly at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games will go down
as one of the most thrilling (and perfect) swim races of all time. Through her
many clinics and appearances, Misty has won fans all over the world, and is
adept at teaching her techniques to swimmers of all ages and abilities. She
currently trains with Bob Gillett at the Arizona Sports Ranch.

There is still time for you to join us in St Croix for this open water swim
classic and at The Buccaneer, one of the Caribbeans' most beautiful destination

St Croix in October -you deserve it!

For info and the entry form go here:

October 27th, 2004, 08:59 AM
Misty Hyman Takes 1st Place Female in Open Water Swimming Debut

By Bob Halk St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

In her open water swimming debut, Misty Hyman won the womenís division in the 9th Annual FINIS St. Croix Coral Reef Swim and finished second overall. The only swimmer to finish ahead of Misty was Alex Kostich winning the 5 mile event for the sixth consecutive year. The race was also honored with two-time Olympian and gold medalist John Kinsella.

More than a hundred athletes ranging in age from 12 to 70 swam from Buck Islandís white sand beach and crystal clear water to the palm lined beach finish at the Buccaneer Hotel. Race conditions featured 79 degree water and calm seas. Turtles, dolphins, and eagle rays were all spotted by swimmers along the course.

Athletes traveled from as far away as Canada and Mexico to attend the event. As with previous years, there was with a sizable west-coast contingent and teams from Seattle, Tennessee, Indiana and Illinois.

Next yearís race will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2005. Race information will be posted on www.aquamoonadventures.com

Full results are posted here: