POW Hits the West Coast

POW (Pool Open Water) is sweeping across America as swimmers and triathletes start to gear up for the summer open water swimming and triathlon season. Among Special Olympics athletes, Karen Pratz of the Ocean City Recreation Department at the Ocean City Aquatics and Fitness Center in New Jersey started POW workouts earlier this year. Now, POW has spread to the West Coast under the leadership of Christine Wilson, Director of Special Events, Special Olympics Northern California. “Yesterday, we held a Pool Open Water swim at the Special Olympics practice in Marin County. I worked with a...

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