04
Aug

Swim25: After the Tsunami

State Troopers and their horses had left a couple of weeks before the 1989 Swim, invited to Town after an unmentionable sign in a quiet march for AIDS awareness sparked a tsunami in the community. The Carnival Parade was cancelled, but ACT UP members marched anyway. People were dying of AIDS. The fishing industry was […]

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20
Jul

Eighteen Swimmers, Sept 11, 1988

Twenty-five years ago eighteen swimmers responded to an idea – swim across Provincetown Harbor to celebrate the heart of Provincetown and raise funds to fight a virulent virus called HIV. Sure there were stories of a couple of guys who had braved the crossing years ago, but there wasn’t much encouragement in 1988. Beaches along […]

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05
Jul

Swim featured on NBC Ch10 in RI

The First Swim, 1988 (2012 design). The Swim was recently featured on NBC Ch10 in Providence, Rhode Island. Please share. Thanks, Jay  

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