The Night Train Going From Gaviota, Culminating In Coronado

The Night Train Going From Gaviota, Culminating In Coronado

Gaviota State Park will be the start of the Nighttrain228 relay around 6-7 pm on August 22nd.

The Night Train Swimmers will attempt to set the world record for the longest non-stop ocean relay swim in history with a 228-mile (367 km) relay swim down the California coast from Gaviota State Park near the city of Santa Barbara to Coronado, south of San Diego.

Under the direction of captain Vito Bialla (shown on left), the team has raised a boatload of money for the Navy SEAL Foundation. The swimmers Phil Cutti, David Holscher, Zach Jirkovsky, Luane Rowe, Blair Cannon, and Grace van der Byl (with former Navy SEAL Walter Bean Scott as the alternate swimmer) will rotate in one-hour swim legs throughout the adventure following English Channel rules.

Follow the sextet of adventurers here over their estimated 5-day journey where they will undoubtedly encounter all kinds of marine life, large and small, in all kinds of conditions.

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