Mission accomplished with my open-water swim experience

Editor’s Note: Navarre Press sportswriter Brian Lester recounts his experience in the open-water mile swim that took place Sunday in Santa Rosa Sound. The event was a fundraiser for the Navarre High School Swim Team. Navarre Press is proud of Brian’s accomplishment and can now say, he really goes the extra mile for a story.

Maybe the first hint that I was probably a little crazy attempting an open-water mile swim was when Navarre Raider swimmer Delaney Walker saw me walk up to the beach Sunday morning and asked with a tone of surprise in her voice if I was doing this.

Typically, I’m the one writing about athletic achievements. Not taking aim at one.


Read the full article in the Sept. 26 issue of Navarre Press.

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