Category: transatlantic swim

Disaster Off Fire Island Back In 1964

Disaster Off Fire Island Courtesy of UPI, Fire Island, New York. Back in June 28th 1964, 29-year-old Britt Sullivan from Omaha, Nebraska attempted a stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean. The mother of a 7-month-old daughter walked into the Atlantic in Coney Island. Despite poor weather prior to the 3,000-mile swim expected to take 5 months of swimming 18

Read More