Category Archives: Manhattan Island Marathon Swim

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Finished!!!

Courtney just called to let me know she completed the swim in about 9.5 hours.  Had some problems with her back seizing up towards the end of the swim!!  Sorry for not keeping you all posted, but unbeknownst to me … Continue reading

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View 5:35 p.m.

View down the Hudson.   

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Big Boat

USS Intrepid.  Not quite the SS Scout, but close   🙂

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Truckin’

Still trucking.  Hour 8.  I’m guessing 45 min. to an hour to finish.  

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Lighthouse 5:11 p.m.

Little Red Lighthouse.  Moving along nicely.  Courtney’s back is really tightening up, but she’s hanging tough.

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GW Bridge 4:50 p.m.

In the Hudson now and heading toward George Washington Bridge.  Homestretch.  I estimate 2 1/2 hrs. left.

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