Friend on 620 WDAE and three-time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Brooke Bennett stopped by the studio Thursday to talk about some very exciting open-water swimming events coming up!

First, Brooke will lead 19 solo swimmers as they attempt to swim the entire length of Tampa Bay on Saturay, April 20th at the Sixteenth Annual 24 Mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim.

The event, which is head annually to celebrate Earth Day and the revitalization of Florida's largest estuary, will begin between 7-7:15 at the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and ends at the Courtney Campbell Causeway in Tampa. 

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Next, on May 18th, Brooke and hundreds of other swimmers will take to the beautiful waters of Clearwater Beach in the second annual Swim Across America Tampa Bay Swim.

Last year, the open-water event raised over $120,000 for Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and this year's event will be even bigger and better! 

To find out how you can support Swim Across America Tampa Bay and help "Make Waves to Fight Cancer," please visit their website by CLICKING HERE.