awards

Call for Nominations: Frank Wuest Open Water Swimming Award

Contributed by Tara Mack, aka "TMack", NELMSC Awards & Recognition Chair 

Congratulations to all on the awesome open water swimming that has already happened this year — such a great way to spend a summer day! As you continue with your swimming endeavors and reflect on your season, please consider nominating someone who has made a difference in your own open water swimming experience.

The Frank Wuest Open Water Swimming Award was established in honor of Frank Wuest to recognize outstanding contributions to open water and Masters Swimming in New England. Frank demonstrated an extraordinary passion for the sport of swimming and a deep commitment to its community. This award may be presented annually based on sportsmanship, mentorship, camaraderie, love of sport, hard work, event participation, promotion of swimming, and more. Nominees must be currently registered members of the NELMSC.

Click here to submit a nomination. Please note that nominations for this award close on September 22, 2019. Thank you for being a part of such a great sport and for taking the time to nominate someone special for this recognition.

Swimmers at the start of the USMS Long-Distance Open Water National Championship at Lake Willoughby. Photo by Phil White.

Swimmers at the start of the USMS Long-Distance Open Water National Championship at Lake Willoughby. Photo by Phil White.