Greg Roberts - Lake Erie
Long Point, Ontario to North East Twp, Pennsylvania
38.3 km (23.8 miles)
14 hours, 50 minutes on 29 July 2018
Observed and documented by Brian Page
Co-ratified with Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association (LEOWSA)
- Support Personnel
- Swim Parameters
- Swim Data & GPS
- Observer Log
- Conditions Data
- Name: Greg Roberts
- Gender: male
- Age on swim date: 31
- Nationality: US
- Resides: Erie, Pennsylvania
- Pilots: Capt. James Armstrong
- Kayakers: Amber Farros, Alan Ellsworth, Luke Wilmoth, Candace Jeska
- Feeder: ?????
- Observer: Brian Page
Escort Vessel: Fishing Magician (North East, PA)
Category: Solo, nonstop, unassisted.
Rules: MSF Rules of Marathon Swimming, without exception or modification.
- Body of Water: Lake Erie
- Route Type: one-way
- Start Location: Tip of Long Point, Ontario, near lighthouse (42.547779, -80.049072)
- Finish Location: Freeport Beach, North East Twp, Pennsylvania (42.241647, -79.833181)
- Minimum Route Distance: 38.3 km (23.8 miles)
List of Lake Erie swims (LongSwimsDB)
- Start: 29 July 2018, 06:02, Eastern Daylight Time
- Finish: 29 July 2018, 20:52
- Elapsed: 14 hours, 50 minutes.
Summary of Conditions
|Water Temp (F)||70||77|
|Air Temp (F)||74||84|
|Wind (mph)||calm||5 WSW|
Trackpoint frequency: 30 minutes. Download raw data (CSV).
30 minute feeds. Carbo Pro/Nuun electrolyte, occasional banana, peanut M&Ms
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(Taken approx. 10:09 am)
- GoErie.com: Fairview native Roberts completes Lake Erie swim (PDF)