A global gathering of open water swimming athletes,including world champions, celebrated soloists, world-record holders and Olympians, coaches, administrators,officials, physicians, researchers, scientists, documentary directors, writers and enthusiasts.The Conference includes the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies,the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year, World Open Water Swimming Man of theYear and World Open Water Swimming Women of the Year award ceremonies and dozens of inspirational and educational talks by luminaries of the sport. The conference coincides with the Manhattan Marathon Swim.

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