WTIP Staff

Superior Swimmers of Minnesota’s North Shore

The water temperature of Lake Superior in spring hovers around 37 degrees. That’s the perfect temperature for three Grand Marais residents, who find swimming in May in Lake Superior somewhat simplistic compared to dodging ice chunks in January.

In this installment of Beyond the Canoe, Producer Matthew Baxley shares the story of three swimmers – Ann Ward, Alisa Berns and Michael Waring – and why they choose to spend time exploring the cold, clear waters of Lake Superior near Grand Marais.