Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Stephen joined an illustrious list of accomplished marathon swimmers who completed all 120 miles of the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim this week, but so did a number of other swimmers.

While only 2 swimmers completed all 7 stages in both 2012 and 2016, no one completed in 2013, and only one swimmer in both 2014 and 2015, a total of 9 swimmers completed all 120 miles this week: Stephen Rouch, Virgilio Graco Morlan, Flavio Toi, Marta Izo, Abigail Fairman, Edward Riley, Jamie Tout, Steve Gruenwald and Harry Finger.

Rouch’s cumulative time in the 7-stage 120-mile stage swim became the fastest male time on record:

1. Grace van der Byl 31 hours 47 minutes
2. Rondi Davies 32 hours 36 minutes
3. Lori King 34 hours 15 minutes
4. Stephen Rouch 35 hours 38 minutes
5. Virgilio Graco Morlan 38 hours 20 minutes
6. Cheryl Reinke 38 hours 43 minutes
7. Flavio Toi 39 hours 0 minutes
8. Marta Izo 39 hours 3 minutes
9. Paige Christie: 39 hours 7 minutes
10. Abigail Fairman 39 hours 10 minutes
11. Andrew Malinak: 40 hours 21 minutes
12. Edward Riley 41 hours 43 minutes
13. Jamie Tout 42 hours 5 minutes
14. Steve Gruenwald 44 hours 39 minutes
15. Harry Finger 45 hours 38 minutes

Stage 7 Liberty Results, 18.6 miles from the George Washington Bridge to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge
1. Stephen Rouch 5:10:09 [cumulative time of 35 hours 38 minutes 29 seconds in Stages 1-7]
2. Joshua Gordon 5:34:13
3. Virgilio Graco Morlan 5:44:38 [cumulative time of 38 hours 20 minutes 38 seconds in Stages 1-7]
4. Flavio Toi 5:46:24 [cumulative time of 39 hours 0 minutes 4 seconds in Stages 1-7]
5. Abigail Fairman 5:47:39 [cumulative time of 39 hours 10 minutes 7 seconds in Stages 1-7]
6. Katrin Walter 5:54:14 [cumulative time of 35 hours 18 minutes 15 seconds in 6 stages]
7. Marta Izo 5:54:25 [cumulative time of 39 hours 3 minutes 6 seconds in Stages 1-7]
8. Edward Riley 6:02:44 [cumulative time of 41 hours 43 minutes 21 seconds in Stages 1-7]
9. Jamie Tout 6:07:08 [cumulative time of 42 hours 5 minutes 13 seconds in Stages 1-7]
10. Steve Gruenwald 6:16:10 [cumulative time of 44 hours 39 minutes 20 seconds in Stages 1-7]
11. Leticia Flores Hernandez 6:17:45
12. Phyllis Ho 6:32:41
13. Harry Finger 6:41:54 [cumulative time of 45 hours 38 minutes 54 seconds in Stages 1-7]
Ellen Weinberg, DNF after 5:55:21

Ricardo Grossman, DNF after 3:41:21

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