David Dammerman Describes Crossing Of Lake George
The 47-year-old businessman and race organizer from Saratoga Springs explains what he confronted in the video above.
Historic crossings of Lake George include:
1958 Diane Struble, age 25 in 35 hours 30 minutes
1962 Bill Stevens, age 31 in 31 hours 27 minutes
1967 George Dempsey, age 17 in 32 hours 15 minutes
1977 Stella Taylor, age 45 in 26 hours 51 minutes
1981 John Freihofer in 21 hours 26 minutes
1983 Jerry Ferris, age 43 in 29 hours 15 minutes
2016 David Dammerman, age 46 in 18 hours 54 minutes
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Southern California native, born 1962, is the creator of the WOWSA Awards, Oceans Seven, Openwaterpedia, Citrus Corps, World Open Water Swimming Association, Daily News of Open Water Swimming, Global Open Water Swimming Conference. He is Chief Executive Officer of KAATSU Global and KAATSU Research Institute. Inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (Honor Swimmer, Class of 2001) and Ice Swimming Hall of Fame (Honor Contributor – Media, Class of 2019), recipient of the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Poseidon Award (2016), International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Irving Davids-Captain Roger Wheeler Memorial Award (2010), USA Swimming’s Glen S. Hummer Award (2007, 2010) and Harvard University’s John B. Imrie Award (1984). Served on the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee and as Technical Delegate with the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games, and 9-time USA Swimming coaching staff.