Sport: Training

At dawn of a morning last week, 17-year-old Gertrude Ederle took to the water off Battery Park, Manhattan, swam for approximately 21 miles (in 17 hrs. 11 min. 30 sec.) until she encountered land at Sandy Hook.

She did this as part of her training course. She is training to swim the English Channel. And, two days later, she sailed for England on the Berengaria to do it.

Said W. O. McGeehan, the best of all sports writers: "It took place very unostentatiously. There were few correspondents. There seemed to be some doubt as...

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