One of my concerns for this swim was that we would get too many well meaning adventurers who lacked real open water swimming experience. I am very excited to say that concern is unfounded. We're getting world class, experienced open water swimmers signing up for this race.
I am not so much an expert that I know them by name but after a few minutes on OpenWaterPedia, I've had a few wow moments.
This team of Scotts have the experience and the speed to win the Ka'iwi Channel Swim. Think you can beat them? Registration link is on your right.
At the time, he established the record for the shortest period of time to swim the Triple Crown, completing all 3 swims in just 12 months and 17 days. He has since gone on to add the Tampa Bay Marathon Swim (24 miles) on 23 April 2011 in 10 hours and 35 minutes.