Tag: Tasmania

Way Back When In Tasmania

Photo of Daniel Curtis in the Derwent River courtesy of Kim Eiszele. History courtesy of Christopher Guesdon, , Tasmania, Australia. There have been open water swimming events of various types and distances on the Derwent River since 1803 when Hobart, the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania, was settled. Founded in

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Dan Downs Derwent

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. En route to his attempt to complete the Oceans Seven, New York swimmer Dan Curtis is getting prepared by completing the 34 km Big Swim in Tasmania, Australia. He cruised for 15 hours 57 minutes along the River Derwent from the New Norfolk Bridge to the Tasman Bridge, a swim that had not been completed over

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