‘The Shark’ Swims Across Lake St. Clair

A long-distance swimmer who calls himself "The Shark" finished a 22-mile, nearly 51-hour swim to Detroit Wednesday in Lake St. Clair while hauling hundreds of pounds of bricks. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Greeters In Front And Behind A long-distance swimmer who calls himself "The Shark" finished a 22-mile, nearly 51-hour swim to Detroit Wednesday in Lake St. Clair while hauling hundreds of pounds of bricks. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Coming ashore on Belle Isle. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
The Shark Coming ashore on Belle Isle. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Lenox Center for Handicapped at A.B. Ford Park cheer on The Shark. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Fans of The Shark Lenox Center for Handicapped at A.B. Ford Park cheer on The Shark. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Lenox Center for Handicapped at A.B. Ford Park cheer on The Shark. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Fans of The Shark Lenox Center for Handicapped at A.B. Ford Park cheer on The Shark. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Jim Dreyer comes ashore at Bell Isle. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
The Shark Comes Ashore Jim Dreyer comes ashore at Bell Isle. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
A long-distance swimmer who calls himself "The Shark" finished a 22-mile, nearly 51-hour swim to Detroit Wednesday in Lake St. Clair while hauling hundreds of pounds of bricks. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
The Shark Comes Ashore A long-distance swimmer who calls himself "The Shark" finished a 22-mile, nearly 51-hour swim to Detroit Wednesday in Lake St. Clair while hauling hundreds of pounds of bricks. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
Jim Dreyer is checked out by a doctor following his 50+ hour swim. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
The Shark Jim Dreyer is checked out by a doctor following his 50+ hour swim. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
A long-distance swimmer who calls himself "The Shark" finished a 22-mile, nearly 51-hour swim to Detroit Wednesday in Lake St. Clair while hauling hundreds of pounds of bricks. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
The Shark A long-distance swimmer who calls himself "The Shark" finished a 22-mile, nearly 51-hour swim to Detroit Wednesday in Lake St. Clair while hauling hundreds of pounds of bricks. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
This closeup shows how wrinkly your hands will get after 50 hours in the water. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
The Shark This closeup shows how wrinkly your hands will get after 50 hours in the water. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
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