Tag: The Great Lake Swim

The Great Lake Swim Attempt Cancelled

Courtesy of The Great Lake Swim, an attempt to swim 71 miles across Lake Michigan by Jamie Patrick. "It is with great sadness and disappointment that we announce the cancellation of The Great Lake Swim this summer. Words are extremely hard to come by as I have been planning, training and dreaming of this swim for the past 8 months. Due to lack of

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3 Months To Go For Jamie Patrick

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. California ultra-marathon swimmer Jamie Patrick has 3 months to go before his unprecedented Great Lake Swim. The swim date has been moved back to August 18th and the distance has been settled upon 71 miles between Milwaukee Bay and Ohio Street Beach in Chicago Harbor. The Wisconsin-to-Illinois swim is

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The Ubiquity Of The Great Lake Swim

Doug Stanley and his team at Ridgeline Entertainment are going to create a ubiquitous online presence on and with Facebook, SmackDab and traditional media (television, print, radio) surrounding Jamie Patrick's 90-mile (144.8 km) Great Lake Swim in August. With more than 50 hours of programming planned of Patrick's 90-mile crossing of Lake Michigan - and

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Go Big Young Man, Go Big

Jamie Patrick, the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year, announced his attempt to once again GO BIG. In August 2014, Patrick with the talents of his logistics and operations team will attempt a 90-mile (144.k km) lake swim in history. He is calling the solo even, The Great Lake Swim. His website states, "On so many levels, Jamie's next

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