Bill Welzien Is Down To Lucky 13

Bill Welzien Is Down To Lucky 13

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Bill Welzien has been steadily chugging towards history’s longest Century Swim.

With his most recent 12.5-mile (20.1 km) circumnavigation swim of Key West in Florida, he is 13 swims away from his 100th open water swim in the same venue.

On December 29th, Welzien completed #87 in 6 hours 12 minutes in the typically warm waters (77.5°F/25.2°C) and steady winds (5-10 mph) around the most southern point of the state of Florida, escorted by kayaker Jeremy Smith [shown above].

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