Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Carbon-Neutral Escort Boat in The Clean Half

In a world's first for a major open water swimming relay, the team of Doug Woodring, Doug Woo, Eric Helfer, Jeff Fiola, Philip Sohmen won The Clean Half marathon relay in Hong Kong by using an outrigger canoe instead of a motorized escort boat. The relay members alternated swimming and paddling for the entire 14.5K race. 3 quick YouTube clips capture the action in strong winds and heavy surface chop:

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