Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ferry

Can we get a lift? Here’s the ferry port. Awfully tempting 🙂

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Bridge in our Rearview

Past the bridge and approaching Thompson Island. Once we pass that, it’s toward home……and a cold beer for Ms. Courtney. This is Thompson Island just off our port side, against the Boston skyline.

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The Bridge

Coming up to the bridge. Boston skyline in the distance. Beautifully Boston Strong.

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Coming Up on the Bridge

Approaching the Long Island Bridge. We’ve been swimming just shy of 2 hours at this point and Courtney looks strong. She gives a big shout out to her buddies, Mo and Eileen, who are swimming up in Cape Cod today.

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Trucking Along

Hour and fifteen in. Beautiful day above water. In the water, it’s rough. 15 knot block headwind, going opposite the current. All you swimmers out there will appreciate; choppy, to say the least. Next feed will require some ginger ale … Continue reading

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First Feed In

Just had our first feed. Tasty little Perpetuam Gatorade mix. Knocked it out in a good time; about 40 seconds. Stroke rate about 56, about 6 strokes slower than normal, due to the chop.

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Up and Running

Well, we’re up and running. Courtney’s been in the water now for about 11 minutes. Beautiful day on the water. Wind a little gusty and right in our face, but other than that, great morning for a little swim.

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