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Open-water women swimmers share stories, advice, inspiration (and a love for Alki)

“If you can swim in Puget Sound, you can swim anywhere.”

That was a comment by open-water swimmer Heidi Skrzypek, one of the panelists at the Women in the Open Water: Awakening the Dolphin Within event in downtown Seattle on Thursday night, featuring swimmers with impressive accomplishments who happen to regularly train at Alki Beach.

The women on the panel shared their experiences and advice about open-water swimming, and answered questions from attendees during the 2-hour event (see a slideshow video on YouTube, which was shown prior to the event).


Read the full article @westseattleblog