Bill Welzien To Go Double Duty

Bill Welzien To Go Double Duty

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Back in 2009, Bill Welzien, organizer of the annual Swim Around Key West, visited Israel and completed a one-way 10 hour 25 minute crossing of the 21 km (13-mile) Sea of Galilee.

Next month, he will attempt a two-way crossing; this time swimming widthwise under the guidance of renowned Galilee escort pilot Lior Eliyahu.

I will fly from Key West [Florida] to Tel Aviv [Israel] in order to attempt a two-way crossing of the widest point of the Sea of Galilee. It is said to be 8 miles wide at the widest.”

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