Tag: Ederle Swim

Liz Fry, Cover Girl

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Liz Fry keeps getting better and better. Her recent exploits at the 2015 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge mirrored her successes from the English Channel to around Manhattan Island. She swam 133.8 km in a 4-day stage swim - making another stamp on open water swimming history. In 2011 at the age of 52, Fry took 24

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Ederle Swim, Round 2 For Michael Miller

Interview courtesy of Mackenzie Miller on the 2014 Ederle Swim from New York to New Jersey. The Ederle Swim that takes place in New York is a 17.5-mile race, attracting swimmers from around the world. Starting in Manhattan, New York, swimmers race to Sandy Hook in New Jersey dodging ferries and boats along the New York City skyline all while seeing

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Swimming In Beautiful Country

Courtesy of END-WET, down the Red River from North Dakota to Minnesota. "I loved Grand Forks and the Red River swim itself," describes Honolulu resident Michael Miller about the 2014 END-WET swim that he completed in 9 hours 34 minutes. "What I didn't expect was how much one has to go through to even just go for a swim. Even during nice days, one cannot

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Ellery McGowan Is All Smiles In New York

Although the official results of yesterday's Manhattan Island Marathon Swim have yet to be announced, the teammates and swimmers from Surrey, United Kingdom were ecstatic yesterday with the swim by Ellery McGowan, the oldest person in the 28.5-mile circumnavigation of Manhattan Island. The native of Tasmania who is now working in Surrey as a head swimming

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