Carol Sing

Carol Sing

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Carol Sing (born 24 August 1941), is an American marathon swimmer from San Diego, California and was the oldest successful female swimmer of the English Channel and the Catalina Channel at the time of her crossings. She serves as a Marathon Swimming Mentor.


Open Water Swimming Career


Other Aquatics Activities

In 2004, she paddled the Catalina Classic which is the premier USA West Coast paddleboard competition. Again she was the oldest woman to complete and one of three women who have paddled and swam the Catalina Channel. She also competed in Australia and Fiji.


Catalina Channel crossings

She assisted dozens of Catalina Channel crossings including the successful crossing of Team Tripod. She also served as part of the observer team for Team FTD that successfully completed an unprecedented 6-way crossing of the Catalina Channel on 10-14 July 2014 in 61 hours 6 minutes (see chart on right). She was also on the Wild Old Women relay, a team of six female swimmers in their 60s who set a Catalina Channel crossing record of 16 hours 15 minutes on 4 August 2012 from the California mainland to Catalina Island. The members consisted of Carol Sing, Janet Lamott, Debbie Peckham, Dudley RockwellBetsy Jordan, and Sandra Vickers.



Location

North America

Birthday

08/24/1941

Gender

Female

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