TYR press release:
On the ladies’ side of the U.S. Olympic Trials for open water swimming, 20 swimmers battled it out for just two spots.
With race conditions similar to those in Beijing, the four Olympic hopefuls broke away from the pack early on. Two of these swimmers being part of the TYR sponsored Mission Viejo Nadadores. With just 500 meters to go, Micha Burden, of TYR sponsored Mission Viejo Nadadores broke away from the competitors with her powerful, untouchable kick. Micha won the event in 2:00:47.48 and Mission Viejo Nadador Chloe Sutton took third, both wearing our Tracer Light Olympic swimsuit technology designed specifically for open water swimmers.
Erica Rose placed among the ten finishers in the 10K race. She is invited to represent the United States at the 2008 World Championship in Seville as the fastest American in the 25K.
Way to go Mission Viejo Nadadores and Erica Rose!!Photo found here at TYR.com: [Link]