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Busy weekend for local athletes | Photos

Margaret Hoelzer, an Olympic swimmer during the 2004 and 2008 Summer Games, cheers on swimmers during the annual Swim Across America event on Saturday, Sept. 8 on Mercer Island. - Kim Walker Stanberry/Contributed photo
Margaret Hoelzer, an Olympic swimmer during the 2004 and 2008 Summer Games, cheers on swimmers during the annual Swim Across America event on Saturday, Sept. 8 on Mercer Island.
— image credit: Kim Walker Stanberry/Contributed photo

It was a busy sports weekend for Mercer Island athletes as the Island played host to  the 2012 Escape from the Rock Triathlon on Sunday and the annual Swim Across America lake swim on Saturday.

Saturday's event began at the Mercerwood Shore Club with swimmers heading north to the beach at Luther Burbank Park where they had the change to hang out with local Olympians.

Sunday, the Escape from the Rock Triathlon once was once against held at Luther Burbank.

All photos by Kim Walker Stanberry/http://www.walkerstanberry.com

 

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