The 84th Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival is underway and this week’s 1-Mile Swim is the second and final opportunity for advanced swimmers to score points at Reef & Run in the Semana Nautica Ocean Swimmer of the Year Point Series.
To qualify for the Point Series standings, swimmers must swim in at least one of the two Reef & Run 1-Mile swims on June 29 or July 6. They also must have entered last weekend’s Mullen & Henzell 2-Mile Ocean Swim, as well as either the Mullen & Henzell 3-Mile Ocean Swim or the Semana Nautica 6-Mile Ocean Swim.
Follow this link to learn more details about the Ocean Swimmer of the Year Point Series.
Here’s a list of past honorees:
2022: John Bish & Andrea Bish
2019: Taylor Steffen & Dani Castleberg
2018: Miles Gaitan & Andrea Bish
2017: Taylor Steffen & Olivia Smith
2016: Chris Braden & Olivia Smith
2015: Taylor Steffen & Karen Schultz
2014: Ben Brewer & Olivia Smith
2013: Ben Brewer & Lucy Faust
Semana Nautica’s annual sports festival changes every year but always features multiple ocean-swimming races. Depending on the year, the festival also includes activities such as age group and masters swimming, water polo, volleyball, beach biathlon, running races, cycling, fishing, sailing, lawn bowling, adaptive paddling, tennis, water polo, inline hockey, basketball, gymnastics, softball, semipro baseball, tug-of-war and the Kardboard Kayak Race.