Wayne Kinslow finishes 1,200-day streak of Alki swimming on Seattle’s birthday

November 13th, 2015

Enjoy this 5-minute video of Wayne Kinslow diving into the surf at Alki Beach for his 1,200th and last consecutive day of salt-water swimming.

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Here is an earlier report from April 27, 2015:

2015 04-27 Kinslow9116iAlki resident Wayne Kinslow swam his 1,000th consecutive day off Alki Beach on Monday, April 27, 2015.

This video above shows the 51-year-old diving into the 55-degree water, swimming north into Puget Sound and then back again to a hero’s welcome, receiving a special gift.

As he says in a brief interview at the end, when he swims in Puget Sound, “Your body just comes alive.”