|1987 Donner Lake Swim|
If you find pool swimming more to your liking, see my article on where to swim in the Lake Tahoe area. http://www.tahoetruckeeoutdoor.com/2012/01/lap-swimming-in-tahoe-truckee.html
You may also be interested in the newly formed Lake Tahoe Swimming Society.
2012 Open Water Events:
All of these races require a membership in U.S. Master's Swimming. Their website is:http://www.usms.org/