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Wine Sharks Escape Alcatraz: Cherry Hills Senior swims to shore from Alcatraz

All 17 Colorado swimmers, called the Wine Sharks successfully completed the challenging swim from Alcatraz. Local Cherry Hills resident, Sally Duncan, 78 years young, was the oldest female swimmer out in the bay! The Villager Newspaper cheers the Wine Sharks for their dedication and courageous accomplishment!  

Sally Duncan, 78, ‘escaped’ from Alcatraz Sept. 29. She, along with 17 other swimmers, known as the “Wine Sharks” from Colorado, successfully completed the 1.27-mile swim, nonstop, from the infamous prison in the middle of the San Francisco Bay to the shore of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.

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