Jaimie Monahan completes first ever Quadruple Manhattan Swim

The marathon and ice swimmer has now completed 27 circumnavigations of the island


Marathon and ice swimmer Jaimie Monahan has become the first person in history to complete a quadruple circumnavigation of Manhattan.

The New Yorker swam four consecutive laps around the island over the weekend, completing the 114-mile effort in 45 hours and 24 minutes.

Monahan finished her first lap in 09:32:30, her second in 12:34:30, her third in 12:49:22 and her fourth in 11:02:38.

Last month she also swam an unprecedented seven times around the island in seven days - a total of 199 miles of swimming.

More to follow.

We interview Jaimie Monahan about her achievements in the October issue of Outdoor Swimmer magazine - which is out at the end of the month. To read the feature, make sure you join the Outdoor Swimmer family and subscribe now.

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