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Patrick Horn

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Night Train Swimmers in Sequel, their escort boat starting at Gaviota State Park in their 228-mile non-stop relay swim along the California coast with Grace van der Byl in the water
Phil Cutti, David Holscher, Zach Jirkovsky, Luane Rowe, Blair Cannon, and Grace van der Byl of the Night Train Swimmers walking onshore after a 228-mile non-stop relay down the California coast between 22-26 August 2013, escorted by Vito Bialla, Hal McCormick, and Patrick Horn
The two-way Farallon relay accomplished a 29.68-mile one-way crossing from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallons in 14 hours 9 minutes on 25 April 2015 before calling the swim due to weather conditions. Data provided by the MSF SwimTrack by the Marathon Swimmers Federation

Patrick Horn served on the crew of the SF to SB Relay, an attempt to swim 339 miles (545.5 km) from San Francisco to Santa Barbara along the California coast. Horn helped Captain Vito Bialla and swimmers Phil Cutti, Dave Holscher, Joe Locke, Kim Chambers and Zack Jirkovsky swim non-stop for 6 days before the swim was unexpected halted due to safety when the athletes encountered bloom after bloom of venomous jellyfish.


Horn was also a crew member of the Nighttrain228 together with the Night Train Swimmers who did a California Coastal Swim, a 228-mile relay swim under the direction of captain Vito Bialla with Hal McCormick and Patrick Horn as well as relay members Phil Cutti, David Holscher, Zach Jirkovsky, Luane Rowe, Blair Cannon, and Grace van der Byl with Walter Bean Scott as the alternate swimmer between 22-26 August 2013.

SF to SB Relay[edit]

Two-way Farallon Relay[edit]

Horn was a member of the unprecedented attempt of a two-way Farallon relay, a 6-person 60-mile (95.6 km) relay from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Francisco Bay, on 25 April 2015. The team stopped on a one-way crossing at the buoy located at Fisherman's Cove at the South Farallon Island after 29.68 miles in 14 hours 9 minutes in rough seas. The swim was sanctioned by the Farallon Islands Swimming Association. Members included Emily Kreger, Patti Bauernfeind, Simon Dominguez, Kim Chambers, Ashley Horne, Dave Holscher, Kate Webber, Captain Vito Bialla, co-captain Patrick Horne and Dr. David Ogden.


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