July 21, 2018
A big congratulations to the Hurricane swimmers who swam in the Ocean Swim Challenge today in Montauk. The conditions truly were challenging today with a heavy sweep against the swimmers and an east wind. Our swimmers rose to the challenge!
One mile distance:
Sophia Swanson came in FIRST place in the under 15 & under cattegory and was FIRST overall female finisher with a time of 37.19.
Half mile distance:
Summer Jones (age 12) finished third overall and was FIRST 15 & under female with a time of 20.26.
Liam Knight (age 10) finished 13th overall with a time of 25.40 and was FOURTH in the 15 & under male category.
Daisy Pitches (age 10) was 24th overall with a time of 29.47 and was EIGHTH in the 15 & under female category.
Lily Griffin (age 11) was 25th overall with a time of 29.49 and was NINTH in the 15 & under female category.
Isabelle Caplin (age 11) was 47th overall with a time of 39.04 and was 13th in the 15 & under female category.
Wesley Bull (age 7....... SEVEN!!!!! What a brave girl she is!) was 57th overall with a time of 48.03 and was 15th in the 15 & under female category.
Way to go, Sophia, Summer, Liam, Daisy, Lily, Isabelle, and Wesley!!
This was the first time most of these swimmers attempted a swim in the ocean, and conditions were truly rough and many more experienced swimmers could not finish the swim.
Hurricanes, your coaches are very proud of you!!