Tag: Bill Heiss

Remembering Bill Heiss

Sarah Thomas, the most celebrated marathon and channel swimmer in modern times, was recently inducted into the Colorado Swimming Hall of Fame. Bill Heiss, another great swimmer from Colorado, was similarly honored in 2016. Heiss, who currently lives in Casper, Wyoming with his wife, shares his love and success in swimming with his two children, Kristen

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Another Honor For Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas, the most celebrated marathon and channel swimmer in modern times, was recently inducted into the Colorado Swimming Hall of Fame. Thomas says, "It's always such an honor to be included with a diverse group of water-loving humans - generally, my favorite type of people." Courtesy of Sarah Thomas Facebook page - learn more here The Colorado

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Swimming Overnight To Canada

Way back in August 1978, John Kinsella left Niagara-on-the-Lake, west of Niagara Falls, on an overnight swim to Toronto across Lake Ontario during the US$50,000 Pepsi Challenge Marathon Swim. From the United States to Canada through a stormy Lake Ontario, the 31.55-mile (50.7 km) pro race was not an easy one. Nine elite swimmers left the shores of America

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