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The Palisades

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8 Bridges Hudson River Swim course

The Palisades is Stage 6 of the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim that is a 25.2 km or 15.7-mile stretch in the Hudson River from the Tappan Zee Bridge to the George Washington Bridge in New York.

8 Bridges Hudson River Swim[edit]

The 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim is an 8-day, 7-stage marathon swimming stage swim down the Hudson River in the State of New York in the United States. The 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim course covers 120 miles (193 km) in 7 stages over 8 days with a rest day or rain day if necessary. The swim, co-founded by David Barra and Rondi Davies, begins at the Rip Van Winkle Bridge near Catskill, New York and ends at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City, U.S.A. Its stage swims are among the longest marathon swims and the longest stage swim in the world.

Stage 1 (The Islands): Day 1 from Rip Van Winkle Bridge to Kingston Rhinecliff Bridge (18.3 miles or 29.4 km)
Stage 2 (The Lighthouses): Day 2 from Kingston Rhinecliff Bridge to Mid-Hudson Bridge (19.8 miles or 31.8 km)
Stage 3: Day 3 from Mid-Hudson Bridge to Newburgh Beacon Bridge (13.2 miles or 21.2 km)
Stage 4 (The Highlands): Day 4 from Newburgh Beacon Bridge to Bear Mountain Bridge (15.2 miles or 24.4 km)
Stage 5 (The Beast): Day 5 from Bear Mountain Bridge to Tappan Zee Bridge (19.8 miles or 31.8 km)
Stage 6 (The Palisades): Day 6 from Tappan Zee Bridge to George Washington Bridge (15.7 miles or 25.2 km)
Stage 7: Day 7 from George Washington Bridge to Verrazano Narrows Bridge (18.1 miles or 29.1 km)

Stage 6 Video[edit]

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