Category Archives: Catalina Channel

Catalina Channel Post (Long Overdue)

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013 I swam across the Catalina Channel – completing the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming.  The Catalina Channel swim took me 11 hours 50 minutes and 36 seconds.  All in, to complete the Triple Crown, … Continue reading

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Catalina Channel Video

Swim post should be finished later this weekend!

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Times Dispatch Article Thanks to Vic Dorr and the Richmond Times Dispatch for capturing what it means to me to be an open water marathon swimmer.

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Thank You!

Thanks so much to all of you who inspired and motivated me during the day yesterday!  I will do a more complete post later – but wanted to get a brief thank you out tonight.  We celebrated yesterday (crew and … Continue reading

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And this one is in the books. Courtney has achieved the Triple Crown of open water swimming. Official time was 11 hours, 50 mins and 36 seconds.

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Finish video!

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The finish is in sight!

Courtney will finish to the left of the cave. Stay tuned for video!

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So close…

Courtney has been swimming for over 11 hours, and is so close to the mainland. She has had some elbow pain throughout her swim, but continues to be in good spirits and swim strong despite it. She’s swimming 57 strokes/minute, … Continue reading

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The final feed!

7/10 of a mile to go. One final feed, and she’s off!

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Who is the kayaker?

Watch the first video to find out. The second video is a bonus video of dolphins!

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