Strong Winds, Waves Reroute Annual New Year Alcatraz SwimWindy conditions forced restrictions on the annual New Year Alcatraz swim to San Francisco. Participants had to swim inside the breakwater and cove at Aquatic Park.
9-Year-Old Boy Becomes Youngest To Swim To Alcatraz And BackA nine-year-old boy from Merced County made history Tuesday morning, becoming the youngest person to swim from San Francisco to Alcatraz and back.
Pair On Night Swim To Alcatraz Prompts Coast Guard Search Two men who went on a night swim to Alcatraz Island prompted a three-hour search and rescue effort in the Bay on Thursday, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.
Eye On The Bay: Alcatraz SwimAlcatraz has long been an iconic landmark in the Bay Area. And on this edition of Eye on the Bay, it serves as a dramatic backdrop for an inspirational swim.