Tag: Cindy Cleveland

Pre-dawn Swimming In Seal Beach

Pre-dawn Swimming In Seal Beach Courtesy of Peter Knapp, Seal Beach, California. International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame honorees Cindy Cleveland, Lynne Cox and Penny Dean, and their open water coach Siga Rose trained in Seal Beach, California since they emerged in the channel swimming community in the 1970's. Site of 50 editions of the annual Seal

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50 Years At Seal Beach

50 Years At Seal Beach Courtesy of Maria Fattal, Seal Beach, California. The number of famed marathon swimmers who have trained in Seal Beach, California is relatively small, but it is a remarkable bunch: Lynne Cox, Penny Dean, John York, Cindy Cleveland to mention a few Honor Swimmers in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. Those luminaries

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Pete Peterson, The Classic Waterman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The dedication and daring of ocean lifeguards has always impressed us. From the first generation of female lifeguards like Cindy Cleveland and Siga Rose to the early lifeguards in Santa Monica, California, men and women from Sydney, Australia to Ocean City, New Jersey to Denmark and South Africa has been

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Swimming WIth Seals, Afraid Of Apex

During the third night of the Night Train Swimmers 228-mile southward journey along the California coast, the team passed within 2 miles of the town of Avalon on Catalina Island. Like Cindy Cleveland and Forest Nelson, the only humans to ever circumnavigate the island, the team had to opportunity to swim along Catalina Island as opposed to swimming to and

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