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Knuckleheads, Eunuchs And Brownies Swim In Boston

Elaine Kornbau Howley reported on the 2011 Boston Light Swim, “We had a great day. Perfect, conditions with nearly no wind, glassy water, and warmer-than-normal water temperatures hovering between 62 and 64 °F.

The swimmers also had a strong tidal assist and a warming sun, so we had a higher-than-averge finishing rate with only one person getting out early. Matt McKay pretty much walked away with the solo swim. He trains in Nahant with a small group of open water swimmers, the Nahant Knuckleheads, who swim all summer and at least once a month all winter. [Read More…]

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