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Day: May 23, 2006

Swims Like a Fish

Swims Like a Fish

Add Braxton Bilbrey to the list of people who have conquered the waters surrounding Alcatraz Island. At just 7 years old, Bilbey swam the 1.4 miles in the freezing waters of from Alcatraz to Aquatic Park. He completed the swim in 47 minutes. His coach and two other adults swam the distance with him. Bilbrey was reading a magazine story when inspiration hit him. It was a story about Johnny Wilson, the 9 years old, who swam the distance in…

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