Jim Patrick is a crew member for his son Jamie Patrick's open water swims. With 11 years of sailing around the world, Patrick brings expertise in the areas of navigation, safety and overall water experience to Jamie's adventures including at the Great Lake Swim, a 90-mile solo swim in Lake Michigan from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Chicago, Illinois.
The Long Swim
Jamie Patrick's support crew on The Long Swim was Jim Patrick, his wife Teresa Patrick, Matt Richardson, Jen Schumacher, Janet Manning, Breanne Melconian, Lynn Kubasek, Asha Allen, Brian Patterson, Keith Metzger, and Morgan Christian. He lasted nearly 18 hours in the water before abandoning his swim at the request and recommendations of his support crew.