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Gordon Gridley
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Attended WSU, UofU, Ricks College
Lives in Syracuse, UT
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Blue Moon swim at Jordanelle
Last night I took Oliver, Sam and Jonas up to Jordanelle for the SLOW club's Blue Moon swim at 10pm.  I had Jonas patrol with the kayak as there were 13 swimmers and several that we new to swimming at night.  It was a lot of fun.  I used a blow up killer wh...
Last night I took Oliver, Sam and Jonas up to Jordanelle for the SLOW club's Blue Moon swim at 10pm.  I had Jonas patrol with the kayak as there were 13 swimmers and several that we new to swimming at night.  It was a lot of ...
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Lynette's workout
Last night I donated a pint of blood and was told to avoid any exercise for the rest of the night which meant my evening swim I was hoping to get in, was off.  This morning I swam with SDM.  This is the second swim for the week with them which I haven't don...
Last night I donated a pint of blood and was told to avoid any exercise for the rest of the night which meant my evening swim I was hoping to get in, was off.  This morning I swam with SDM.  This is the second swim for the we...
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Salt Lake Open Water Summer Swim Camp was a success!
This year's summer swim camp (held every year over the 24th of July weekend), was held in Cache County, Utah. We stayed at Gridley's cabin up Logan Canyon on Thursday night.  The kids enjoyed a noodle war folloed by a polar bear plunge in a shallow stream t...
This year's summer swim camp (held every year over the 24th of July weekend), was held in Cache County, Utah. We stayed at Gridley's cabin up Logan Canyon on Thursday night.  The kids enjoyed a noodle war folloed by a polar b...
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Sarah Jones' Bear Lake Double aborted due to extreme hypothermia
When: Monday, September 1st, 2014 Start time: @3:40am Course: Cisco Beach boat ramp to Bear Lake Marina and back. Distance: 13.5 miles Swimmer: Sarah Jones - Sarah is a frequent swimmer with SLOW and member of South Davis Masters.  She swam the Utah Triple ...
When: Monday, September 1st, 2014 Start time: @3:40am Course: Cisco Beach boat ramp to Bear Lake Marina and back. Distance: 13.5 miles Swimmer: Sarah Jones - Sarah is a frequent swimmer with SLOW and member of South Davis...
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Frustrating swim in Lake of the Woods
Camp Loll in Wyoming is one of the most hidden treasures of all boy scout camps in the United States.  It includes a lake called Lake of the Woods which is typically very cold even in the middle of summer.  Keeping in mind "very cold" is relative. This is m...
Camp Loll in Wyoming is one of the most hidden treasures of all boy scout camps in the United States.  It includes a lake called Lake of the Woods which is typically very cold even in the middle of summer.  Keeping in mind "v...
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Early swim at Jordanelle
Last night I camped out with Chad at Jordanelle.  Woke up at 0330 and met Goody at the boat ramp at 0400. Goody and I managed to stay together during the swim, but we lost Chad and couldn't really see him throughout the swim.  We saw him at the boat ramp af...
Last night I camped out with Chad at Jordanelle.  Woke up at 0330 and met Goody at the boat ramp at 0400. Goody and I managed to stay together during the swim, but we lost Chad and couldn't really see him throughout the swim...
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Piloting three double crossers, and swimming my fifth Bear Lake Width
This past week was the SLOW swim camp. On Friday morning we went up to Tony Grove Lake , about a 15 mile drive from the cabin where we stayed. Chad, Sarah and Lisa were there with their families and we all had a great time.  We swam just one perimeter of th...
This past week was the SLOW swim camp. On Friday morning we went up to Tony Grove Lake, about a 15 mile drive from the cabin where we stayed. Chad, Sarah and Lisa were there with their families and we all had a great time.  W...
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2015 Bear Lake Monster Race Report
The day before the annual Bear Lake Monster race, a group of us: Josh, Chad, Sarah and myself planned to swim a double width crossing (with Josh and I splitting it so we each only swam one width while the other pilots for the team). However fate was not on ...
The day before the annual Bear Lake Monster race, a group of us: Josh, Chad, Sarah and myself planned to swim a double width crossing (with Josh and I splitting it so we each only swam one width while the other pilots for the...
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Shooting for the moon and ended up in the stars
This past week I've spent the week at Hidden Springs Ranch at the Low family reunion.  It was fun.  I took Isaac on a 25 mile bike ride for his cycling merit badge and yesterday took a trip out to Moon Lake for a swim.  It was either that or swimming at Sta...
This past week I've spent the week at Hidden Springs Ranch at the Low family reunion.  It was fun.  I took Isaac on a 25 mile bike ride for his cycling merit badge and yesterday took a trip out to Moon Lake for a swim.  It wa...
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Software Developer
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Java API development
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  • Demandware
    Java Developer III, 1998 - present
    1) Develop/enhance Java APIs for Retail.net 2.0. 2) Maintain Schema (Postgres and Oracle) changes and releases for Retail.net 3) Train new/legacy developers in writing, and junit testing API code according to established standards.
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Currently
Syracuse, UT
Previously
Salt Lake City, UT - Fruit Heights, UT
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Open water swimmer, software developer, father of seven children.
Introduction
Happily married to Cathi Low Gridley since 1994. 

Open water swimming enthusiast, and race director for Great Salt Lake Open Water Marathon and Wasatch Front Polar Bear Club's New Years Open Water Race.



Bragging rights
Swam the English Channel August 9th, 2012, Catalina Channel on August 14th, 2013, and around Manhattan Island on June 14, 2014
Education
  • WSU, UofU, Ricks College
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