The 7th Annual LOST Race… the whole story!

CNE race, 10001

60 of the world’s greatest distance and sprint swimmers are seen as they plunge into the 60 degree waters of frigid Lake Ontario, at the start of the 9th annual World’s Champion Swim Marathon held at the Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, Canada, Sep 1, 1936.
Frank Pritchard, of Buffalo, NY crossed the finish line a new World’s Champion, and created a new record for the course of 5 miles when he swam the distance in 2:07:09.

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