Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.
“I got goose bumps swimming under the George Washington bridge and seeing the beginning of the Manhattan skyline. [It was] absolutely incredible,” said Steve Gruenwald at the 15.7-mile (25.2 km) Stage 6 of the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim.
Like leader Cheryl Reinke, Gruenwald swam Stage 6 to the Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.
Tomorrow, the last stage with the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge awaits as the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean.
Additional articles on the 2016 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim:
*History: Christie vs. Reinke Recalls Van Der Byl vs. Davies Battle
*Stage 1: Cheryl Reinke Wins 8 Bridges Stage 1 Marathon
*Competitor: Elena Pavlova Swimming From Ukraine To New York
*Stage 2: Paige Christie Overcomes Conditions At 8 Bridges
*Stage 3: Cheryl Reinke Extends Slight Lead Under 8 Bridges
*Stage 4: Four For Cheryl Reinke At 8 Bridges
*Ageless Swimmers: Touting Jamie Under 8 Bridges
*Stage 5: Top Duo Duel Each Other And Weather
*Stage 6: Swimming In Stages Down The Hudson River
*Stage 7: Cheryl Reinke, Paige Christie Go 7 For 7 At 8 Bridges
*Perseverance: Stage 6 Takes 6 For Capri Djatiasmoro
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