Goody Tyler IV is off in his attempt across the Catalina Channel.

The state of Utah and its growing marathon swimming community is excited to follow Goody here via his SPOT GPS Live Tracker.

He has prepared well and I am super excited to be on the boat as part of his awesome support team,” says Joshua Green.

This is a big deal for Goody and the state of Utah. Goody has mentioned that he would like to hear your comments and encouragement when he stops for feeds, so please feel free to comment [via Facebook]

Footnote: Goody was pulled 15 hours after the start, approximately 9 miles from the coast of California.

Copyright © 2012 by Open Water Source