Kids conquer Alcatraz swim Sports, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Jun 3, 2010 at 8:55 pm
On the morning of April 10, eight-year-old Malena Nguyen and her 10-year-old brother Jordan woke up early. They didn't have a special breakfast, "unless a bagel is special," Jordan says, giggling. They took a ferry across the San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz, the former prison-island. And then they hopped into the 52-degree water.
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Posted by Lee, a resident of the Old Mountain View neighborhood, on Jun 6, 2010 at 3:23 pm
You two were excellent! Both my 8 and 11 year old grandsons are swimmers on a swim club in Florida, and their Dad is an Ironman triathlon finisher. I will write them to see if they want to do Alcatraz next year. That would be so cool rrr... I mean cold!