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July 15, 2015

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The icy swim that warmed Cold War relations [BBC]

In 1987, Lynne Cox, an American long distance swimmer, braved the frigid waters of the Bering Strait to swim between the US and the Soviet Union in a bid to promote peace between the Cold War enemies.

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Solo Swim Results (6/25 - 7/15)

 

English Channel 

  • Grant Callaghan (New Zealand) - 14:22 (CSA)
  • Chloe McCardel (Australia) - 8:52 (CSA)
  • Chloe McCardel (Australia) - 9:56 (CSA)
  • Chloe McCardel (Australia) - 9:48 (CSA)
  • Simon Olliver (New Zealand) - 11:08 (CSA)
  • Brett Davis (Australia) - 16:49 (CSA)
  • Bronagh Carey (Ireland) - 17:44 (CSA)
  • Wendy Trehiou (Jersey) - 14:24 (CS&PF)
  • Philip Hodges (UK) - 15:22 (CS&PF)
  • James Broughton - 16:52 (CS&PF)
  • Mark Prendiville - 17:43 (CS&PF)
  • Maura Twomey (US) - 16:23 (CS&PF)
  • Deirdre Ward (Ireland) - 15:31 (CS&PF)

Catalina Channel

  • Jorge Crivilles Villanueva (Spain) - 11:43 -- Triple Crown

Manhattan Island Marathon Swim

  • Kevin Shinnick (US) - 9:02
  • Kenn Lichtenwalter (US) - 9:27
  • Arleen Gonzalez Perez (Mexico) - 9:39
  • Henry Biggs (US) - 8:32
  • Janine Serell (US) - 8:57

Strait of Gibraltar

  • Victor Navarro (Spain) - 3:26
  • Pablo Soler (Spain) - 4:29
  • Jose Venegas (Spain) - 4:29
  • Mariel Hawley Davilas (Mexico) - 4:23
  • Nora Toledano Cadena (Mexico) - 4:23
  • Antonio Arguelles Diaz Gonzalez (Mexico) - 4:23

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