Six endurance swimmers attempting a relay course Thursday from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge didn’t quite make it, as they were plagued by difficult water conditions brought on by mountain snowmelt runoff. Read More
Six endurance swimmers attempting a relay route today from the seaward Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge are nearly halfway there, according to an online GPS tracker at 12:45 p.m.
South End Rowing Club members Vito Bialla, Darrin Connolly, Phil Cutti, David Holscher, Joe Locke and John Mathews, all Marin County residents, left in a boat at 6:30 this morning after spending the night docked at the Farallons. Read More
It’s a frigid and turbulent 30-mile swim from the lonely seaward Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge, in waters that are seasonally infested with great white sharks.
Oh, and wetsuits are for weaklings. Read More