Penny Dean To Speak In New York City And The UN

Penny Dean To Speak In New York City And The UN

There will be many inspirational speakers and great marathon swimmers from the past 50 years at the Global Open Water Swimming Conference in New York City in June.

Among the accomplished swimmers will be Dr. Penny Dean who once held the English Channel record for 19 years (7:40) and still holds the Catalina Channel record of 7:15, originally set in 1976.

A quiet, focused, humble woman with a heart of gold and an intensity that marks every great champion, Penny always has tidbits of advice and gems of wisdom to share about open water swimming and marathon swimming in particular.

Penny will join her fellow Catalina Channel Swimming Federation colleagues in New York City many other swimmers of international acclaim who will be celebrated during the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame ceremonies at the United Nations including honorees Drury Gallagher, Fran Crippen, Yuko Matsuzaki, Dr. Harry Huffaker, Anne Cleveland, Bill Goll, Richard Campion and organizations like the Rottnest Channel Swim, NYC Swim, Catalina Channel Swimming Federation.

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Certificates of Merit recipients will also be honored and include Cliff Lumsden of Canada, George Young of Canada, Thomas Hoad of Australia, Claudio Plit of Argentina, Jane Katz of the USA Jorge Aurelio Delgado Panchana of Ecuador, Zouheir El Moufti of Morocco, Hatem Seifallah Mohamed Ibraham of Egypt, the Channel Swimming & Pilots Federation, the Midmar Mile and Nell Schmidt.



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