athletes

Team Oceana Joins Nautica in South Beach

Posted Fri, Apr 15, 2011 by Jon Frank to athletes, fundraising, miami, nautica south beach triathlon, ocean conservation

This past weekend, Oceana joined Nautica at Lummus Park for the Nautica South Beach Triathlon. It was the third time we teamed up at the SoBe Tri to raise money for Oceana and raise awareness about ocean conservation...and it certainly seemed charmed.

First, there were the conditions – and I don't mean the clear blue skies and 78 degree Atlantic Ocean water temperature – I mean the six volunteers and nineteen athletes who gave of their time and effort to make the event successful for Oceana and for our oceans.


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Aaron Peirsol Retires from Swimming

Posted Tue, Feb 8, 2011 by Emily Fisher to aaron peirsol, athletes, backstroke, olympics, race for the oceans, swimming

Five-time Olympic gold medalist and Oceana spokeswimmer Aaron Peirsol has announced that he has retired from competitive swimming.

27-year-old Peirsol is regarded by many as the best backstroker of all time, with world records in the 100- and 200-meter backstroke.

And he’s made a big splash in the ocean conservation community too, with his Race for the Oceans, whose proceeds have gone towards Oceana’s work to protect the oceans.


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