1. Volunteers who help them out of the water
2. Support crew who help them in a boat
3. Kayakers
4. Paddlers
5. Escort boat pilots
5. Lynne Cox
6. Ned Denison
7. People who hand out post-race food
8. Someone who brews a perfect Cup o Joe
9. People who do open water with disabilities
10. Swim Angels
10. Lifeguards

Photo shows Tiago Sato, Noelia Petti, and Tomi Stefanovski at the Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog.

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