Open Water Swim

Courtesy of Sandhills Sandsharks Swim Team

The North Carolina Swimming Open Water Swim State Championships, hosted by the Sandhills Sandsharks Swim Team, was held at Lake Echo, in Seven Lakes North, on June 3-4. The annual event is sanctioned by NC Swimming and USA Swimming. Several hundred competitors from across the state participated in races that included a 400 meter Splash and Dash, 800 meter, and 2K, 3K and 5K open water swims.