Phil White has a magic touch with his camera, incredible patience, and a deep passion for open water swimming. Traveling across country from his Vermont domain, he captured over 3,000 images from the S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge, 4-day stage swim in Arizona this past weekend.

Images from Day One, the 9.5-mile (15.2 km) stage in Saguaro Lake are here.

Images from Day Two, the 9-mile (14.4 km) stage swim in Canyon Lake are here.

Images from Day Three, the 17-mile (27.3 km) stage swim in Apache Lake are here and here.

Images from Day Four, the 6.2-mile (10 km) night race in Roosevelt Lake are here.

Images courtesy of Phil White of the Kingdom Games and the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association