Editor's Note: Recently we received this email from Steven Munatones over at http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com regarding an upcoming conference in Long Beach which will "greatest assembly of endurance aquatic athletes in history". We have to agree take a look at the guest list below and you might just have to attend.
The 2010 Global Open Water Swimming Conference will present an unprecedented assembly of open water swimming heroes and heroines along with prominent triathlon coaches and personalities. The Global Open Water Swimming Conference – the first of its kind – will be held on June 5th during the USA Swimming National Open Water Championships weekend.
For more information, visit www.pacificopenwater.com .
Speakers and VIP Guests include:
Colin Hill (England): English Channel swimmer and inspirational leader of the Great Swims, a colorfully and brilliantly produced, televised open water swimming event that draws newcomers and several Olympic medalists to one-mile swims around the United Kingdom.
Greg Towle (Australia): The visionary Swimming Australia Open Water Swimming head coach who has coached two world 5K champions (in 2004 and 2009) and several FINA World Cup and World Championship medalists. He coached the Australia national team at the 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009 world championships and at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.