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Get the inside scoop on the racers' histories, vital stats and rivalries to understand the race and try to predict the winner.
The racers are grateful to have the support of so many groups cheering them on and helping make the ocean a safer place for all turtles.
The turtles may have swimming nearly from the moment they were hatched, but these coaches still have a trick or two to teach. Olympians and athletes, they know how to race.
Learn more about the organizations facilitating the race.
Keeping you up to date on all the flips and flippers of the race is the mission of these experienced commentators – from the human side with Olympian and "voice of swimming" Rowdy Gaines and offical spokesturtle Mr. Leatherback.