chlorine on the brainTo the non-athlete, even a five-mile run or swim seems crazy. But here is a guy who can make even ultra marathoners look sane. Jamie Patrick, a die-hard swimmer and owner of Patrick & Co. in San Francisco, is planning to swim 240 miles nonstop across the Sacramento River ... More >>
VHS or Beta Bring on the Comets Astralwerks Released 8-28-2007 The British and French can barely conceal their contempt for one another, so leave it to a band from Louisville, Kentucky, to unite the two countries' rich, if diametrically opposed, musical traditions. VHS or Beta's debut album, Le Fun ... More >>
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When people learn that Pedro Ordenes, 55, has swum to or from Alcatraz 126 times, or that he crossed the Strait of Magellan in 39-degree water, they often joke about his sanity. That's before they hear about his idea to swim the Bering Strait.