Craziest Swim Ever For Craig Dietz

Craziest Swim Ever For Craig Dietz

Over the weekend, Craig Dietz swam with friend John Mix of FINIS at the Sharkfest Swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco Bay.

It was the craziest swim I’ve ever done,” recalled the Limbless Waterman.

As if the 6-foot plunge off the ferry to start the swim and the 56ºF (13ºC) wasn’t enough. The ebb tide getting into Aquatic Park was completely ridiculous, worse than the first year I did Chesapeake. Everybody get caught in it. I needed a little assistance from my buddy swimmer to get out of it.

Otherwise, I had a really strong swim, and finished in 54 minutes despite the tide difficulties…all and all, a really amazing day
.”

Dietz finished ahead of approximately 100 individuals with his powerful undulating kick that he does while navigating the currents on his back.

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