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Ederle Swim Two-Way Record Attempt

On Tuesday, June 14, Liz Fry, holder of the Reverse Manhattan Island Marathon Swim record, will attempt yet another swimming challenge when she takes a crack at setting the record for a double completion of the Ederle Swim course Manhattan to Sandy Hook, NJ, and back again, a distance of 35 miles over a difficult course never tried before in whole. She will be aiming for the one-way record on the way to New Jersey (set by Tammy van Wisse in 2006 - 5 hours, 6 minutes, 48 seconds), and if she completes the course in the predicted time will set three world records.

Congratulations to Liz Fry, whose successful Two-Way Ederle Swim (11 hours, 5 minutes, 7 seconds) on June 14 has resulted in 3 world records! [GPS Log] [Twitter reports]

Date:
06/14/2011 (Tuesday) Backup:06/15/2011 (Wednesday) 
Distance:35.0 M 
Start:
9:15 AM Gangway One, Battery Park 
Finish:
South Cove, Battery Park City 
Field Size:1 swimmer (0 Currently Enrolled - Enrollment Closed) 
Age Requirement:19 years and over (younger swimmers may be accepted based on swimming experience). 
Predicted Water Conditions:Seasonal Temperature 63/69F (17.4/20.2C). There can be a substantial amount of chop in the water from wind, tide action, and boat traffic. The waterways are salt water and there is shipping traffic. There may be random jetsam and flotsam in the waterways. 
Previous Year's Water Temp:64.58 °F (18.1 °C) on 06/14/2010
68.36 °F (20.2 °C) on 06/14/2009
65.84 °F (18.8 °C) on 06/14/2008
66.38 °F (19.1 °C) on 06/14/2007
63.32 °F (17.4 °C) on 06/14/2006 

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Sandy Hook (07/22/2014 11:48 PM)
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