Tag: Marwan Shédid

The Persistence Of Ralph Willard

The Persistence Of Ralph Willard Courtesy of KAATSU Global, Huntington Beach, California. Ralph Willard was persistent to say the least. In the early morning on Island Park in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, a group of swimmers competed in a 42.9 km race that was one of eight marathon swims that were sanctioned by the World Professional Marathon Swimming

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The Galerie d’Art Marwan

Marwan Shédid is an open water swimmer from Egypt who once blazed the English Channel in 1976 in 9 hours 17 minutes. He also completed the 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Roberval, Quebec, Canada, competed five times in the 24 Heures La Tuque marathon relay, and finished the 35 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli 11 times between 1969-1980.

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