David Barra and Rondi Davies have created one of the longest series of marathon swims in the world. Their 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim is one of the newest and most popular ultra-marathon challenges in the world.

Back in 2011, these were the results and courses swum day after day.

Stage 1 was an 18.3-mile course from the northwest side of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in Catskill, New York to the southwest side of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge in Kingston, New York. The results were as follows:

1. Rondi Davies 5:25
2. Lisa Neidrauer 5:39
3. David Barra 5:44
4. Janet Harris 5:50
5. Gilles Chalandon 6:05
DNF Leonard Jansen 6:55
DNF Bill Daily 1:50

Stage 2 was a 19.8-mile course from the northwest side of Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge in Kingston, New York to the southwest side of the Mid-Hudson Bridge in Poughkeepsie, New York. The results were as follows:

1. John Reagan 6:21
2. David Barra 6:26
3. Martin Turecky 7:53
DNF Rondi Davies 4:10

Stage 3 was a 13.2-mile course from the northeast side of the Mid-Hudson Bridge in Poughkeepsie, New York to the southwest side of the Beacon-Newburgh Bridge in Beacon, New York. The results were as follows:

1. Rondi Davies 4:24:38
2. Rebecca Wassner 4:29:59
3. Marilee Kiernen 4:42:26
4. David Barra 4:45:00
5. Kimberly Plewa 5:02:32
6. Leticia Flores Hernandez 5:05:37
7. Cara Mcateer 5:11:45
7. Terry Laughlin 5:11:45

Stage 4 was a 15.2-mile course from the northeast side of the Beacon-Newburgh Bridge in Beacon, New York to the south side of the Bear Mountain Bridge near Stony Point, New York. The results were as follows:

1. Rondi Davies 5:28:45
2. John Humenik 5:28:45
3. Janet Harris 5:35
4. Lisa Neidrauer 5:35
5. David Barra 5:41:06
6. Leticia Flores Hernandez 6:26:25

Stage 5 was a 19.8-mile course from the northeast side of Bear Mountain Bridge near Stony Point in New York to the south side of the Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown, New York. The results were as follows:

1. John Humenik 8:12
2. Tobey Anne Saracino 9:52
DNF David Barra 9:30
DNF Eileen Burke 7:30
DNF Mo Siegel 6:50
DNF Rondi Davies 4:10

Stage 6 was a 15.7-mile course from the northeast side of the Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown, New York to the south side of the George Washington Bridge in New York City, New York. The results were as follows:

1. Rondi Davies 3:41
2. David Barra 3:53

Stage 7 was an 18.6-mile course is from the east side of the George Washington Bridge in New York City, New York to the southeast side of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in Staten Island, New York. The results were as follows:

1. Rondi Davies 5:23
2. David Barra 6:14

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