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Man swims Lake St. Clair towing bricks for Habitat for Humanity
DETROIT (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Long-distance swimmer Jim Dreyer--also known as 'The Shark,' is nearing the finish line in his journey to swim from Canada to Michigan, hauling thousands of pounds of bricks.
He jumped into Lake St. Clair on Monday morning, in Clay Township, near the Michigan/Canada border.
His goal is to swim 22 miles across the lake, while hauling dinghies filled with 2,000 pounds of bricks.
He's raising money for Habitat for Humanity.
At last check, Dreyer was about 5 miles off-shore.