The Jim Doty Story: Accounts of Some of the Marathon Swims of a Great Boston Swimmer

The Jim Doty Story: Accounts of Some of the Marathon Swims of a Great Boston Swimmer

by Robert McCormack

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ISBN-13: 9781456353070
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/09/2010
Pages: 58
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.15(d)

About the Author

Robert L. McCormack was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 11, 1937. At the age of seven he moved with his family to the Dorchester section of Boston, Massachusetts. He grew up there and learned to swim at nearby Tenean Beach.

He participated in several ocean swims between the ages of 26 and 41, at which time he retired from ocean swimming to work full time to support his wife and three daughters.

At the age of 64, in 2002, Bob resumed his ocean swimming career, participating in some 40 ocean swims from that date to the present. Among his successful swims are the following:
Boston Light (8-miles) - this swim recorded in the
International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame
3-times Little Red Lighthouse Swim (6-miles)-Hudson River, New York City
Governors Island (2-miles)-New York City
4-times Alcatraz
Golden Gate Bridge

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