Rough Water Swim Winners

Emily Silsby, 14, (right) won the women’s division of the rough-water swim

competition during the recent Kaua’i Ocean Festival. She completed the one-mile

swim in Kalapaki Bay in 18 minutes and four seconds. Top finishers behind her

were Andrea Smith (second in 21:16) and Laurel Brier (third in 24:44). In the

men’s competition, which started with a dash (right) from the beach near Kaua’i

Marriott and Beach Resort, Mac Nichols won in 16:04, followed by second-place

Thomas Potter (17:18) and Michael Murray (17:32). The Ocean Festival is an

annual fund-raiser for Kaua’i Food Bank.

Photos by Marina Octavio

Courtesy of The Kaua`i Food Bank


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