Tag: David Barra

Charlie Lived Life To The Fullest

Charlie Lived Life To The Fullest Courtesy of Rondi Davies and David Barra, New York Open Water, Hudson River, New York. The family of Charles Van Der Horst of Chapel Hill, North Carolina is deeply saddened to confirm the loss of our beloved Charlie. He was participating in several stages of the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim when he went under at the

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Swimmer Lost

Swimmer Lost Courtesy of WOWSA, Hudson River, New York After enjoying a remarkable first five days in the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim, the worst possible scenario occurred towards the end of Stage 6, known as The Palisades. The Palisades is a 25.2 km stretch in the Hudson River from the Tappan Zee Bridge to the George Washington Bridge. Rondi Davies

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Details Of The 20 Bridges Swims In 2017

Courtesy of Rondi Davies, 20 Bridges Swim Around Manhattan, New York. Rondi Davies, David Barra, and Alex Arévalo announced the dates and registration information about the 2017 20 Bridges Swim Around Manhattan. "As many of you know, midway through the 2016 open water season, New York Open Water picked up the baton where NYC Swim left off and conducted

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Swimming In Spite Of The Devil

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Not only is the New York Open Water team organizes a new circumnavigation swim around Manhattan Island (see the 20 Bridges Circumnavigation Swim of Manhattan ), but race directors David Barra, Rondi Davies, and Alex Arévalo also are adding a new marathon swim on their calendar. The Spuyten Duyvil 10K is a

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Stage 6 Takes 6 For Capri Djatiasmoro

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Capri Djatiasmoro completed Stage 6 of the recent 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York. She took 6 hours 1 minute to swim 15.7 miles (25.2 km) from the Tappan Zee Bridge to the George Washington Bridge. The Project Manager for M&J Edelman & Associates in New York City explains her journey to the finish.

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