Lisa Delaurentis Shows Precision At Work And In Water

Lisa Delaurentis Shows Precision At Work And In Water

Photo courtesy of Paul Downie.

Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California

By day, Lisa Delaurentis wears a white coat, dispensing advice and medicines as a pharmacist.

I enjoy helping people improve their own health,” she says while her own levels of fitness and stamina reach exceed nearly all on the planet.

Besides competing in half and full Ironman triathlons internationally over the past decade, she balances work with a number of Rottnest Channel Swims and the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming.*

Delaurentis had arguably the most remarkable 4-year stretch run of 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swims in history. Like her precision with pharmaceuticals, she has an almost unbelievably precision on her channel crossings in Western Australia. Over the four-year span from 2007 to 2010, she finished within a minute of her final times during each of the four swims: 5 hours 48 minutes in 2007, 5 hours 47 minutes in 2008, 5 hours 47 minutes in 2009, and 5 hours 47 minutes in 2010. She also completed a 5 hour 56 minute crossing and a 6 hour 14 minute crossing in 2011, a 4 hour 56 minute crossing in 2012, a 5 hour 10 minute crossing in 2013 and a 5 hour 37 minute crossing in 2015.

* Her Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming included a 10 hour 34 minute English Channel crossing, a 10 hour 10 minute Catalina Channel crossing, and a 8 hour 1 minute Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.

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