Tag: bahamas

Jamie Patrick, Return To The Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jamie Patrick began his announcement with his signature passion, “It is with great excitement that I announce my next big adventure. After months of planning I will once again return to the water.” “…return to the water…” sounds similar to Kevin Murphy’s definition of his own marathon swims, “…going for a

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Chloë McCardel Achieves Her Goal

Courtesy of McCardel Media, North Ryde, Australia. Australian marathon swimmer Chloë McCardel become the first person to swim 126 km unassisted in open water under Marathon Swimmers Federation rules. Taking 42 hours 30 minutes, the 29-year-old swam from Lighthouse Beach on the southern tip of Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas as planned on Monday, finishing

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Whose Record Will Chloë McCardel Break?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 29-year-old Chloë McCardel is accompanied by Dave Barra and Brianne Yeates of the Marathon Swimmers Federation on today's 127 km (78.9-mile) ocean swim attempt in the Bahamas. So far, she is flying fast as she has averaged 3.4 km per hour over the first 16 hours of her swim according to Evan Morrison of the

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