The marathon swim around Manhattan in New York, United States. Swimmers grease their body to keep from getting chilled in the long race in cold water. The contestants dive into the water. A boat in the water. The contestants are fed from the boat which sails beside them. Sam Shields representing Miami, Florida, wins in record time of 8 hours 35 minutes and poses. ( Note: Sam Shields, reportedly a native of Louisville, KY, was a top competitive swimmer in his college days with the University of Miami.)
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