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Seven Stagers Continue Onto The Highlands

Seven Stagers Continue Onto The Highlands Courtesy of Rondi Davies, Hudson River, New York Open Water.   The 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim is the longest open water swim in the world, at 193 km of stage swimming in 7 stages along the Hudson River. After swimming The Islands (29.4 km on Stage 1), The Lighthouses (31.8 m on Stage 2), 21.2 km on Stage 3, the

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Swimming The Islands In The Hudson River

Swimming The Islands In The Hudson River Courtesy of Rondi Davies, Hudson River, New York Open Water. The ninth annual 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim began this morning. Stage 1 of the 7 stages is called The Islands, 29.4 km along a narrow, peaceful, and rural part of the Hudson River from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge to the Kingston Rhinecliff Bridge. Two of

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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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Swimming In Stages Down The Hudson River

Swimming In Stages Down The Hudson River Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Race director Rondi Davies summed up Stage 6 at the longest swimming race in the world, the 6th annual 7-day, 7-stage 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York, "We had a fantastic day when everyone finished. Capri Djatiasmoro fought hard to reach the bridge as the

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