Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Ederle Swimmers Tracked Via GPS

You can follow competitors in today's 17.5-mile Ederle Swim from New York to New Jersey via GPS here. Due to the hard work of St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation's Swim Across the Sound logistics team, you can track the swimmers online. Hannah Borgeson, Eileen Burke, Howard Fishbein, Gregory Greene (third in 7:06), Lou Osborn (second in 6:18), Julie Sheldon (winner in 6:14), Mo Siegel and Nancy Steadman Martin, one of the Mighty Mermaids nominated for the 2009 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year, took to the water today.

The race was also covered via tweets posted here.

Photo of Gertrude Ederle's ticker-tape parade after her English Channel swim from the SCAQ blog.

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