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I Was Swimming, But I Wasn’t Conscious

"I was swimming, but I wasn't conscious," explains Ted Erikson often when describing his Farallon Islands swim to the Golden Gate Bridge in 1967, a feat that has yet to be replicated. He competed against Greta Andersen and Abdul Latif Abou Heif in the heydays of the 1960's professional marathon swimming circuit, the 1960's English Channel crossings, and the

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