Dr. Jane Katz, Dr. Tim Johnston Talk Manhattan On WOWSA Live
International Marathon Swimming Hall of Famers Dr. Jane Katz and Dr. Tim Johnson talk about the history of swimming around Manhattan Island and the historical Manhattan Island Marathon Swim with International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame chairman Ned Denison on today’s edition on WOWSA Live.
Among the gems of wisdom shared by Dr. Katz and Dr. Johnson, author of the authoritative tome History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming, listeners can learn that:
* the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim is considered a marine parade by the U.S. Coast Guard
* Steve Prouty and his bridge jumping
* Paul Boyton and his relationship with Manhattan Island
* the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim of Ida Elionsky
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