For the ones who are already enjoying holidays in Riviera Maya or Cozumel. And the ones who are about to come. There is a great event that we are sure you would love being part of The Ocean Man Cozumel contest. This Open water swimming world championship might be relatively new here, but has lots of fans around the globe. In Cozumel will be celebrated the 3rd edition of this incredible competition. The strongest men and women will sign up to demonstrate their skills in open water. And only the best will make it till the end. The championship is organized in different countries, but Cozumel is one of the favorite host locations. If you haven´t had the chance to be part of it, this is the golden opportunity to make a quick trip to Cozumel and catch the event.
A Worldwide Recognized Competition
One of the things we are loving about this competition. Is that women and even kids can also participate. Actually, the current ambassador of the Ocean man is a female. A Spanish woman who achieved the first place in Europe and other worldwide competitions. The upcoming Ocean Man competition will be celebrated in Spain. Details are about to be confirmed on the main website. But the date is October 20th and 21st, 2018. You can enjoy this magnificent event in other countries. For this year the list of host countries has been released:
Categories And Details
The minimum age to participate in this competition is 6 years old. The distance depends on each category, but it can go from 250 meters to 10 Kilometers. The distance is also key to determinate the time. The youngest contestants spend around 20 minutes. And the contestants of the most difficult category, spend around 5 hours in the ocean. Contestants are divided into 5 different categories: Ocean Kids, Ocean Kids 2, Sprint, Half and Ocean Man. All the competitions for Ocean man Cozumel will start on August 5th. But you can witness the sign-up process and preparation since August 4th.
This year Ocean Man Cozumel will be at a beautiful location. Cozumel and its stunning views will not be enough. A private beach called Palancar will be the paradisiac location for this year´s competition. On August 4th the events are programmed from 11:00 am, when the competitors arrive, until 5:00 pm. And the actual day to watch the contestants performing will be August 5th from 6:00 am to 1:00 pm. Starting with the first competition at 7:00 am and ending with the awards ceremony. If you want to be part of this unique event, we recommend you to plan in advance. Ferry tickets can be purchased at the station in Playa del Carmen. If you need assistance with private transportation to the event or accommodations, we will love to help! Our e-mail is [email protected] and you can contact us locally at (984) 196 1049.