This afternoon I picked up Michelle downtown and we met Goody, Chad, and Josh out at the Marina. Josh and Michelle opted for some buoy laps around the marina, while Chad, Goody and I did the Gridley Straight. The wind and waves were coming fairly strong from the northeast. Swimming out to Black Rock was awesome. Got pushed the whole way, but coming back was quite the adventure.
|Tongue numbness and salt burn|
At the end of the swim, my GPS read 4.1 miles. Time: 2:25 including the three breaks and regrouping at mile points.
Because of all the wave action going on, I got more water than normal in my mouth. My tongue took a beating. Good thing next GSL swim is two days away. I gave a French tourist at the marina a GSLOW magnet for a free souvenir. She said, "Merci!"