A swimmer passes a speed buoy in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A swimmer passes a speed buoy in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Triathlon swimmers train at Auke Lake

Athletes stay safe while training.

Triathlon coach Jamie Bursell leads swimmers in training at Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.


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Shoes line up along the ramp as swimmers train in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Shoes line up along the ramp as swimmers train in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Swimmers train in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Swimmers train in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mark Neidhold, right, exits Auke Lake with Jamie Bursell, center, and Scott Gende as swimmers train on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mark Neidhold, right, exits Auke Lake with Jamie Bursell, center, and Scott Gende as swimmers train on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mark Neidhold and Scott Gende check their time and distance after a training swim in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mark Neidhold and Scott Gende check their time and distance after a training swim in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Scott Gende, left, and Kevin Sellers head up the ramp after swimmers trained in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Scott Gende, left, and Kevin Sellers head up the ramp after swimmers trained in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Triathlon coach Jamie Bursell removes her keys from her safety swimming dry bag after a morning swim in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Triathlon coach Jamie Bursell removes her keys from her safety swimming dry bag after a morning swim in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Amy Carroll adjusts her goggles while training with other swimmers in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Amy Carroll adjusts her goggles while training with other swimmers in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Kevin Sellers follows along on a standup paddle board as swimmers train in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Kevin Sellers follows along on a standup paddle board as swimmers train in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Rules for motorized uses at Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Rules for motorized uses at Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Triathlon coach Jamie Bursell swims in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Triathlon coach Jamie Bursell swims in Auke Lake on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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