36 Mile Swim to Cure CHM

14490442911_59e4531b23_k-2On June 21st, Mike Miller of Oahu, Hawaii took on the END WET 36 Mile swim in North Dakota – a grueling marathon swim down the Red River, through North Dakota and into Minnesota before exiting the water.  Mike is an accomplished and well respected Marathon Swimmer, and has successfully swam across the English Channel, the Catalina Channel (in California), and the Molokai Channel (in Hawaii).

Mike was the 9th finisher overall (6th Non-Wetsuit or “Traditional” swimmer), with a total time of 9 hours 34 minutes of continuous swimming.

This year Mike has dedicated his Marathon Swims to The Choroideremia Research Foundation – he is raising money and awareness throug14470851506_533ec57b58_k-2h these incredible endurace events because he knows how close we are to a cure for CHM.  Show Mike your support by Clicking Here and making a donation to his page “Mike’s Marathon Swims”.

Next up, Mike will swimming 17.5 miles AROUND MANHATTAN!  Here is a video clip of Mike immediately after he swam around Manhattan in 2012 . . . talk about dedication!

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