Bill lives in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. with his wife and two daughters. He is a relative novice to marathon open water swimming having completed the Kingdom Swim 10-mile event in 2010 and 2011. He has also completed the 4.4 mile Great Chesapeake Bay Swim five times and has competed in numerous other open water swims in the Washington/Baltimore region.
Emma Reade Otto-Moudry, 16, Ithaca, NY
High School Student (11th Grade)
In addition to setting the course record for the 4.75-mile Lake Willoughby Swim in August 2011, Emma has also taken part in the around Manhattan Island Marathon swim as part of a four-person relay in 2011. She is also scheduled to swim the 17.5-mile Ederle Swim from Sandy Hook, NJ to Manhattan on October 1st.
Elaine Howley, 33, Waltham, MA
Elaine Howley (Waltham, MA) is recognized by the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as the co-world record-holder (with fellow swimmer scout Greg O’Connor) for the fastest Boston Light “Double,” a 16-mile out-and-back swim across the Boston Harbor (between L-Street and Little Brewster Island). She became the second female to ever complete the course on August 12, 2010 in 7:07:48. Her swim broke the 41-year-old record by 2 hours, 23 minutes.
John Humenik, 36, New York, NY