The World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) has announced the inclusion of the “Cascais Swim Challenge – Swim for the Ocean” to join the eminent World Open Water Swimming Series (WOWSS).
The “4th Cascais Swim Challenge – Swim for the Ocean” will take place on June 7, at Praia da Duquesa beach, in Cascais, Portugal, the westernmost country of Europe. The event will be held the day before World Ocean Day, and also a day before the 2-day internationally unique, Plasticity Forum.
So far, in Europe there are only three events on the world circuit WOWSS: UK, Italy and Poland.
The “Cascais Swim Challenge – Swim for the Ocean”, is partnered with Ocean Recovery Alliance, will join the global circuit, which extends for a total of 16 stages worldwide, making this the first, true, “Swim for the Ocean”, and with an objective of creating a new wave of active ocean ambassadors from those who use the water for sport and recreation.