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Local swimmers compete in ocean race

FALLBROOK - Eighteen local residents participated in the annual Labor Day Pier Swim in Oceanside, Sept. 4. In the Traditional Swim category, 17 year old Carson Vance of Fallbrook placed third overall, finishing the one mile race around the pier in 20 minutes, 25 seconds. There were 627 people entered in the swim.

Fifteen year old Aidan Lucia placed 120th with a time of 26:28. The other finishers are:

(15) James Stine - 214 - 30:38

(50)Francisco Cuerva - 218 (Bonsall) - 30:42

(15)Claire Lucia - 226 Overall - 30:57

(15)Jake O'Callaghan - 264 Overall - 33:03

(15)Elsie Ritchie - 274 Overall - 33:34

(15)Matthew Williams - 348 Overall - 37:27

(41)Kimberly Kunz - 399 Overall - 41:05

(40)Nick Kinnier - 400 Overall - 41:05

(48)King Ritchie - 413 Overall - 42:57

(12)Cora Norman - 416 Overall - 43:34

(12)Lydia Kunz - 418 Overall - 43:47

(15)Kinzie Graf - 423 Overall - 44:42

(12)Layla Kunz - 424 Overall - 44:44

In the Wetsuit Swim category, 17 year old Jamison Ewig finished in third out of 50 overall with a time of 24:43, while his varsity water polo coach, Scott Wiessner, (46) finished 24th out of 50 with a time of 33:12 -

According to the event website, the Labor Day Pier Swim began in 1929 and "is considered the longest rough water swim in the west."

 

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