Night Train 300
The Night Train 300 (NT300) was a non-stop 6-person 91 hour 29 minute relay swim by the Night Train Swimmers of 311 miles (500 km that was independently verified) in San Francisco Bay, California. The charity event began on 6 September 2015 at 10 am and finished at 5:29 am on 11 September 2015.
The charity swim relay was a fundraiser for Arthur Renowitzky walk again after being paralyzed by a gunshot wound to his spine, they set the world distance record for a 6-person open water swimming relay.
Adhering to standard English Channel relay rules, NT300 swam continuously in 1-hour individual rotations for nearly 5 days to break the existing distance record [currently held a team from India, called The Sea Hawks that swam for 269 miles (433 km) over 6 days off the Konkan Coast in western India). They swam in San Francisco Bay as far south as the Giants Stadium and as far north as Benicia.
The goal was to raise US$50,000 to be able to help make Arthur Renowitzky walk again by outfitting him with a exoskeleton REWALK suit.
- Night Train Swimmers
- Kraving For Food While Open Water Swimming To 300
- Shark Encounters In Channels Around The World
- [Relay Record Redux
- Life Goes On For Arthur Renowitzky
- As The Night Train Swimmers Reach 200 Miles
- Tranquility After Turbulence
- Sunrise #2 On The San Francisco Bay
- Jumping Into The First Day And Night
- There Is No Looking Back
- Night Train Swimmers Ready For A Lot Of Winter Swimming
- Swimming To 300 For A Fellow Swimmer
- Fundraising On The Backs Of Champions
- How Far Is Far?
- Night Train Swimmers Put In A Full Work Week