Tag: The Beast

Batchelder Bests The Beast

Batchelder Bests The Beast Courtesy of Rondi Davies, Hudson River, New York Open Water. Stage 5 - known as The Beast - of the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim lived up to its name.  Usually the toughest stage of the 193 km event, conditions during The Beast were overcast and rainy with cooler air temperatures of 57-60°F throughout today. Downpours arrived soon

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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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7 Uber Days Between 8 Long Bridges

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The fourth annual 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim took place between June 18th - 25th under the direction of David Barra and Rondi Davies. The world’s longest open water swimming competition – 120 miles (193 km) in all – included 7 swims over 7 days, starting at the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in Catskill, New York

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