Stay up-to-date with our TenneSwim blog, where we will report on the swim on a daily basis. We will also address more general topics related to the Tennessee River and water quality.
"Discover the Tennessee River!"
08/13/17 - 2:24 pm
Andreas Fath is attempting an incredible athletic feat in swimming the entire 652-mile Tennessee River. Months ago, in the run-up to the start of the “TenneSwim,” many of us supporting Andreas’s swim for science began to ask: Has anyone else […]read more
08/12/17 - 10:27 am
On Friday afternoon, Andreas and the team passed the majestic Painted Bluff along the northern bank of the Tennessee River just southeast of Huntsville. More than 80 ancient Native American paintings and rock carvings decorate its walls. It’s been called […]read more
08/11/17 - 12:17 pm
Today, Andreas Fath plans to go through the locks at Guntersville Dam by early afternoon. This will be the first of four dams he will be swimming through in Alabama. Guntersville Dam was built in 1935. The nearby town, Guntersville, […]read more
08/10/17 - 11:59 am
Andreas Fath continues to conquer the Tennessee River. Today, he approaches Guntersville Lake in Alabama. Martin Knoll, TenneSwim’s U.S. Project Director, summarizes the team’s journey so far, “The scenery all along the way has been just gorgeous. It’s like a […]read more