Ed Gendreau Wins 2008 Beach-to-Beach Power Swim

Ed Gendreau, of Dover, New Hampshire, is awarded first place overall by Friends of the VINP volunteer Joy Stillman, after completing the 3.5 mile swim from Maho Bay to Hawksnest Bay in one hour and 17 minutes, setting a new course record.
 
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Hundreds of participants and supporters gather at the start at Maho Bay.

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Friends of the VINP President Joe Kessler addresses the crowd.

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A power swim volunteer starts the swim by blowing a conch shell.

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Swimmers take to the water.

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Participants head for the first marker buoy.

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Two boys win 2nd and 3rd Place Overall.

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Augusto Cividini, 14, of Key Biscayne, Florida, wins the short course.