Rose Blossoms After 100 Years

Rose Blossoms After 100 Years

Rose Blossoms After 100 Years

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Deanne Draeger reported that the Rose Pitonof Centennial Swim blossomed to a grand success. The 17-mile memorial swim went from Manhattan Island to Coney Island in New York as the 100th anniversary of Rose Pitonof‘s historic swim.

Rose Pitonof was a marathon swimmer from Dorchester, Massachusetts who won the 1910 Boston Light Swim and then was known for her title of Long Distance Swimming Champion of the World.

Results:
1. Lori Carena: 5 hours 47 minutes 8 seconds
2. Cara McAteer 5 hours 51 minutes 5 seconds
3. Leonard Jansen: 6 hours 1 minute 15 seconds
4. Jaimie Monahan: 6 hours 3 minutes 48 seconds
5. Alan Morrison: 6 hours 9 minutes 4 seconds
6. Jason Malick: 6 hours 24 minutes 53 seconds


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