Tag: Josh Heynes

Jim Bayles On His Way Across Lake Erie

Jim Bayles, an English Channel Half Century Club swimmer, is on his way across Lake Erie on the standard 24.3-mile (km) crossing sanctioned by the Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association (LEOWSA). According to Josh Heynes, founder of LEOWSA, "Jim can be followed his on the SPOT Tracker as he tries the join the small number of people who have previously

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Great Swims In The Great Lakes

Great Swims In Great Lakes Courtesy of WOWSA, Great Lakes. Josh Heynes swam 24.3 miles across Lake Erie two times, five years apart. In 2006, he finished his first swim in the Great Lakes in 11 hours 53 minutes to set the record. It was subsequently beaten by Randy McElwain who lowered the bar across Lake Erie to 11 hours 23 minutes. But Heynes came

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