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General Event News Swimchix meets Pevensey Place swimmers At the Pevensey Place inter-house gala, the Swimchix met the amazing residents that took part in this years aQuellé Midmar Mile. They were proudly wearing their Mile t-shirts and their individually engraved medals. Well done to the following swimmers: Bokke Rossouw, Hilda Gammage, Janine Brindle, Samantha Smith, Anton Egner, Moira Gray, Stuart Seymour and Udette Pretorius.
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FREEDOM SWIM SERIES: HUMAN RIGHTS DAY SWIM
DATE 21 March 2019
TIME 10h00
ORGANISERS Big Bay Events
DISTANCE 5000; 1600, 800
PROVINCE Western Cape
START VENUE Camps Bay Beach,Cape Town,
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NAME Derrick Fraser
NUMBER 082-7705798
EMAIL derrick@bigbayevents.co.za
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Pre-entries: www.bigbayevents.co.za. Late entries are accepted at the start from 09h00 onwards.




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Race Start Coordinates: -33.9566046918029, 18.376527428627014 

Race Finish Coordinates: None

THE SWIM


WATER QUALITY

The average water temperature varies typically between 14°C and 10°C, making this an extreme open water timed event.



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NAME Big Bay Events
PROVINCE Western Cape
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ADDRESS Box 20206 Big Bay Cape Town

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RACES BY THIS CLUB
TYPE PROVINCE RACE DATE VENUE CONTACT NUMBER
Western Cape Freedom Swim Series: Heritage Day Swim 24 September 2018 Oceana Power Boat Club Granger Bay V&A Waterfront Derrick Fraser 082-7705798
Western Cape Waterfront Canal Challenge 13 October 2018 Battery Park V&A Waterfront Cape Town Derrick Fraser 082-7705798
Western Cape Atlantic Dash 21 October 2018 Clifton Fourth Beach 53 Castle Street Clifton Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Benguela Cove Adventure Weekend 04 November 2018 Benguela Cove Wine Estate Walker Bay Hermanus Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Quaggaskloof Openwater Swim 25 November 2018 Quaggaskloof Dam Western Cape Lee-Anne 082-7705798
Western Cape Freedom Swim Series: Reconciliation Day Swim 16 December 2018 Clifton Third Beach Barker Rock Cape Town Derrick Fraser 082-7705798
Western Cape Benguela Cove Lagoon Swim 01 January 2019 Benguela Cove Wine Estate Walker Bay Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Brian Curtis Mile 01 January 2019 Eikenhof Dam Elgin Country Club Grabouw Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Northern Cape Ice Swim Africa 01 January 2019 Nuwedam Fraserburg Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Around the Rocks Extreme Swim 20 January 2019 Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club Blouberg Strand Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Langebaan Lagoon Around the Island Swim 17 March 2019 Langebaan Main Beach Bree Street Langebaan Lagoon Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Shipwrecked 24 March 2019 Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club Blouberg Strand Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Robben Island Freedom Day Swim 13 April 2019 Robben Island Harbour Robben Island Derrick Fraser 082-7705798
Western Cape Lighthouse to Big Bay Swim 26 May 2019 Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club Blouberg Strand Derrick Frazer 082-7705798
Western Cape Freedom Swim Series: Youth Day Swim 16 June 2019 Camps Bay Beach Cape Town Derrick Fraser 082-7705798
Western Cape Mica Cape Swim Series: Women's Day Swim 09 August 2019 Big Bay Livesaving Club Blouberg Derrick Fraser 082-7705798
EDITORS NOTES

Human Rights Day is a public holiday on which South Africans are reminded of the great suffering and loss of life that accompanied the struggle for human rights. In the wake of the brutal killings in Sharpeville on 21 March 1960, it is a day we commemorate our humanity. It seems fitting then, that an open water event should be held to celebrate such an occasion.



EDITORS NOTES

This race serves as a qualifying event for the Freedom Day Swim. It is usually a Swim Series tradition to give back to the community in a meaningful way. The proceeds of the Human Rights Day swim are usually donated to Sisters Incorporated, a shelter for abused women.



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