Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

20 Bridges Manhattan Island Swim is held multiple times in 2017, giving opportunities for as many swimmers as possible to swim 45.8 km (28.5 miles) around Manhattan Island in New York City.

Christian Ayala Espinosa of Mexico will compete in the August 20th edition of 20 Bridges Manhattan Island Swim in an attempt to add his name to the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming list.

His fellow participants and escort pilots include:

August 20th 20 Bridges Manhattan Island Swim participants and escort pilots:

1. Jennifer Snyder + pilot Al White
2. Mary Stabinsky + pilot Paul Stone
3. Christopher Smith + pilot James Hemlick
4. Christian Ayala Espinosa + pilot Ed Dottino
5. Eduardo Porset Llantada + pilot Robert Rojack
6. David Ryan Murua + pilot Robert Andresen Sr.
7. Jose Ramon Sanz + pilot Chuck Mitchel
8. Eric James Schall + pilot Tony Chaviano
9. Izebel Sierra Arenas + pilot Ed Scola
10. Ana Villanueva Peñacoba + pilots Robert and Dawn Jacobsen
11. Fernando Morthera + pilot Doug Dougherty
12. Jeremy Whelchel & Isabel Miesner [relay] + pilot Greg Porteus

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