Seattle resident Andrew Malinak spreads sun block on his body with the help of fellow marathon swimmer Elaine Howley at Jack Hyde Park in Tacoma on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Malinak was attempting an 18.8-mile swim from Tacoma to West Seattle's Lincoln Park. Malinak dubbed his effort "The Return of Bert Thomas Swim" in honor of the notable long-distance swimmer from Tacoma.
Seattle resident Andrew Malinak spreads sun block on his body with the help of fellow marathon swimmer Elaine Howley at Jack Hyde Park in Tacoma on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Malinak was attempting an 18.8-mile swim from Tacoma to West Seattle's Lincoln Park. Malinak dubbed his effort "The Return of Bert Thomas Swim" in honor of the notable long-distance swimmer from Tacoma. Drew Perine drew.perine@thenewstribune.com
Seattle resident Andrew Malinak spreads sun block on his body with the help of fellow marathon swimmer Elaine Howley at Jack Hyde Park in Tacoma on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Malinak was attempting an 18.8-mile swim from Tacoma to West Seattle's Lincoln Park. Malinak dubbed his effort "The Return of Bert Thomas Swim" in honor of the notable long-distance swimmer from Tacoma. Drew Perine drew.perine@thenewstribune.com

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