Football Player Fell Out of Boat, Swam 12 Hours to Get to Shore

Ron Konrad, a former Miami Dolphins football player just did something you only see in unrealistic movie plots.

Konrad was fishing on a boat about nine miles out from the South Florida coast. While fishing, he fell into the water and his boat, which was running on battery, sped off and drifted away. But that didn’t phase him much, apparently; he just swam back to shore.

And this wasn’t a quick swim either — it took him a full 12 hours to cover the 9 miles needed to reach land. Once out, he was treated for hypothermia.

What could have been a tragic story is now one hell of a bragging story.