Coquitlam’s Alex Woinoski left the competition in his wake Saturday at the 2017 edition of the Interior Savings Rattlesnake Island Swim.
Woinoski completed the 7 km swim in Okanagan Lake in one hour 44 minutes 57 seconds, winning by more than six minutes.
Summerland’s Haley Berrisford was the first female finisher and second overall in 1:51:10, while Kelowna’s Sean Orb took third in 1:54:41.
The 7 km event is an out-and-back swim from Peachland that loops around the back of Rattlesnake Island.
Kelowna 13-year-old Erin Epp showed the way in the 3.1 km event. Erin completed the one-way swim from Rattlesnake to the shores of Peachland in 56 minutes 9 seconds.
Abbotsford’s Erica Thomson was second in 57:29, while West Kelowna’s Kassidie Cornell made it a 1-2-3 female sweep placing third in 57:55.
Forty-one swimmers completed the 7 km distance, while 127 completed the 3.1 km event.
For complete results from the Rattlesnake Island Swim, see sportstats.ca.