Christian Jongeneel Double Manhattan Circumnavigation

Christian Jongenel's Double Manhattan Circumnavigation from Fernando Alonso Films on Vimeo. There have been numerous 28.5-mile (45.8 km) circumnavigations around Manhattan Island since 1915, but there have only been a few multi-circumnavigations. These attempts and [...]

The Courage And Grit Of Christian Jongeneel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pieter Christian Jongeneel Anderica of Málaga, Spain completed a double circumnavigation swim of Manhattan Island in New York in 20 hours 15 minutes. Jongeneel's time broke the existing record [...]

Girl And Buster Swim Around Manhattan Island

Courtesy of The Sun, New York. The Sun newspaper edition of September 25th 1916 published the following article entitled Girl Swims Around Manhattan Island. We enjoyed reading the unique style and tone of the article, [...]

A Rose Blooms From Island To Island

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Rose Pitonof Swim, a tidal-assisted 17-mile (27.3 km) swim from Manhattan Island to Coney Island in New York, will be held on August 13th. "This annual event commemorates [...]

Kris Rutford Gets Around New York Like No Other

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kris Rutford of Nebraska completed his record-setting 21st circumnavigation swim around Manhattan Island in New York City today. His 7 hour 50 minute loop means he has swum nearly [...]

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