Cameron Keith, Edie Markovich, Maya Merhige – All of 15 with 42 to Go
Vision-impaired Cameron Keith of Australia and Edie Markovich of California are the only 15-year-olds to complete a 42 km crossing between Molokai Island and Oahu in Hawaii across the Molokai Channel.
Keith did it in 13 hours 55 minutes in 2014 and Markovich did it in 14 hours 27 minutes in 2021.
A third 15-year-old is set to make her attempt tonight under the escort of Michael Twigg-Smith: Maya Merhige from Georgia who became the youngest female to cross the Catalina Channel at the age of 14 in 2021 [shown above and below in Catalina].
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