Team America – consisting of Floridian Joey Pedraza and Californian Lexie Kelly – arrived in Salvador, Brazil today and will face the powerful Team Brazil, led by Olympians Allan do Carmo and Ana Marcela Cunha, at the 50th annual Travessia Powerade Mar Grande-Salvador.

The 15 km Travessia Mar Grande Salvador in Brazil will enjoy its 50th edition on January 13th.

The currents can be tricky and navigation will be the key to success for all the elite athletes and masters swimmers who will take part in the special 50th anniversary race.

Additional photos and information in Portugues of the 50th edition are posted here.

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