Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation "Nothing great is easy", Captain Matthew Webb

Bonnie Schwartz swim on 13 July 2005

Swimmer
NameSchwartz, Bonnie
GenderF
Age26
County/StateNew York
CountryUSA
Swim
Date13 Jul 2005
No of Ways, Leg, Direction1-way, 1st, E/F
Swim Time, Departure, Arrival13:28:00, 02:00:00, 15:29:00
Ratifying OrganisationCSPF
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatM. Oram, Aegean Blue
TrainerMaryellen Powers
Miscellaneous
CommentIt was the most brutal, physically and mentally demanding challenge of my life. I tore my left rotator cuff about 7 hours in, but I refused to get out because then I would have to come back and do it again. Since the swim, everything in life seems just that much easier...

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