James Pittar's Annual Fundraiser

James Pittar’s Annual Fundraiser

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The incomparable James Pittar will hold his annual charity swim for The Fred Hollows Foundation on September 28th.

From channels around the world and around Manhattan Island to across the Rottnest Channel and from Robben Island, Pittar is a prolific swimmer inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honour Swimmer in 2009.

He became the first blind swimmer to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. He also works for the Rainbow Club Foundation which teaches disabled kids how to swim.

I swim from Long Reef beach to Shelley Beach and then have 48 other swimmers swim back to North Steyne Beach near Manly and the 48 swimmers have to raise AUS$1000 for The Foundation,” describes Pittar of his charity swim.

For more information, visit The Fred Hollows Foundation.

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