Port Nelson Sea Swims, Race seven, December 19, 2019

We were blessed with a break in the run of bad weather, swimming a short course of about 700m in relatively calm seas.

Terry Bone pushed hard over the first leg, challenging Luke Kelly and Oxford Bayley to match his pace. Luke broke away on leg two and extended his lead to the finish, winning ahead of Oxford, then Terry.

Here’s the results, click here

Photos by Pete Marshall, click here

Points to date seven weeks into the season, with two cancellations, so five swims completed. Season placing are determined on each swimmer’s best 12 results. Click here

Here’s a story on Sportzhub. click here

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