The Hands Of Time

The Hands Of Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Ocean swimmers know. Lake swimmers know. Marathon swimmers know.

The longer you swim, the more wrinkled your hands get.

Yuko Matsuzaki,, a former professional marathon swimmer from Japan, completed an 83 km (51.5 miles) solo swim in Lake Cane in Orlando, Florida in 2008. After 33 hours 25 minutes in Lake Cane, her hands and feet [on right] showed the effects of such long water immersion.

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Steven Munatones