Tag: Doug McConnell

A Long Swim Ends Short Of Shore

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After 16 hours 3 minutes as he was pushed far north of his goal, Doug McConnell has swum a total of 49.6 km, but he was still short of walking up onshore on Oahu to complete his planned Molokai Channel crossing. Don Sammons reported, "They pulled Doug out for safety reasons [as the] conditions were

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Doug McConnell To Discuss A Long Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I've leveraged our 69 years of relationships in Barrington and the Chicago area, to support Doug and his commitment to finding a Cure for ALS. I remember when we first met, asking him why he did these outrageous swims. He answered, "Because I can still use my arms and legs; an ALS patient cannot." On

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