Summertime Swim Cap Tan

Courtesy of Abhejali Bernardová, Molokai Channel in Hawaii.

Abhejali Bernardová became the 10th person in history to achieve the Oceans Seven.

After finishing the 42 km Molokai Channel in Hawaii in 21 hours 52 minutes in March 2016 under extremely tough conditions and the bright tropical sun of Hawaii, she experienced a mean swim cap tan.

A cap tan is the division on a swimmer’s forehead between the skin of pronounced paleness relative to the rest of their face that has been suntanned by prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation in a pool, outdoors or in the open water. It is caused by wearing of a swim cap on the head while swimming outdoors.

Bernardová will appear on tomorrow’s WOWSA Live program. Ryan Stramrood of South Africa and Nasser ElShazly and his father Captain Nabil ElShazly will also appear in this weekend’s WOWSA Live interviews.

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