Video images of the 10km race from on the water and aerial drone are courtesy of Take It Live Productions and USA Swimming. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

A drone’s view of the last lap at the 2015 USA Swimming Open Water National Championships and World Championship qualifier shows Ashley Twichell’s pace has strung out the field, but with Emily Brunemann, Becca Mann, Eva Fabian, and Haley Anderson are following – sprinting – in her wake. It is going to be a tremendous finish within minutes at Miromar Lake in Fort Myers, Florida.

With less than 10 minutes to go, Mann moves into second and has yet to shift into her final gear.

Final race result is posted here.

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