On June 11, 2007, Steven Hurwitz, Pedro Ordenes & I completed our respective and individual 500th Alcatraz swim crossings. This date is significant as it was the 45th anniversary of the Frank Morris and Anglin Brothers escape made famous in the Clint Eastwood movie "Escape from Alcatraz."
View video and newspaper clips below:
KTVU - Channel 2's Jade Hernandez Reporting (2:54 running time)
KRON - Channel 4's Russ Katsumoto Reporting (2:17 running time)
KPIX - Channel 5's Simon Perez Reporting (2:47 running time)
KGO - Channel 7's Mike Shumann Reporting (2:40 running time)
KNTV - Channel 11's Lisa Bernard Reporting (2:40 running time
This is a wonderful slide show shot by kayaker & photographer extraordinare Colin Gift!
Other Training Articles and Adventures
Written by Gary from the April / May 2012 issue of H2Open Water Swimming MagazineBy Gary Emich
April 19, 2012
To read Gary's article click here.