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Old 01-09-2015, 09:19 AM
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Wow, this is impressive. Dude swims 9 miles back to shore after falling out of his boat. Got back at 4 am. Gotta hand it to him - tough mother!

Wonder if they recovered his boat? ;?

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Impressive
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He's a Dolphin, what did you expect?
Go Phins!!!
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Originally Posted by El Faster View Post
He's a Dolphin, what did you expect?
Go Phins!!!
True - they usually have time for fishing and long swims this time of the year
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Originally Posted by El Faster View Post
He's a Dolphin, what did you expect?
Go Phins!!!
far tougher than I !!!
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Damn, thats a long way!!!
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It will be interesting to hear the whole story...article said the boat was cruising on auto pilot when he went in. How did it happen, etc.....?

Also, info on the long swim back to shore. There has to be all kinds of stories there. I'll bet a book is in the making, or at least a long magazine article.
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If this story is true, it's a remarkable feat.

Really, really remarkable. Half that distance in open, flat water in proper gear is pretty impressive.
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Probably slipped while peeing off the transom.

Boat is probably still putting along on AP. Wonder what heading it was set on???
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How close in is the GS this time of year in the area he fell in?
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Dude went to the local prep school then on to Syracuse before pro bowl. I remember at one point in college he was 255 lbs and ran a 4.4/40...talk about impressive!
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Guy is a BEAST!

Flight or fight...we all know his answer. At 9 miles out, I doubt you could even see the shoreline while in the water. How did he pick and maintain his direction I wonder?
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http://deadspin.com/what-do-we-know-...sea-1679089696
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we can figure out approximately where he says he went overboard: nine miles out to sea on a straight line between the inlet and the reef (the gold star). From there, he says, he swam toward shore, with the Gulf Stream, constantly flowing south-to-north, dragging him north as he went. That's how nine miles out becomes (roughly) 27 miles traveled.

Starting at 10 p.m., a small craft advisory was in effect because of hazardous conditions with waves reaching up to eight feet at night, meteorologist Chuck Caracozza said. They had north winds moving about 20 to 25 knots. Closer to shore, there was a high risk of rip currents.



Amazing story, but it's starting to sound a little far fetched.

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