Tag: Fiona Goh

Driven Over Long Distances

Cherie Edborg, a full-time controller with two children, Fiona Goh, a student in Southern California, and Evan Morrison, the co-founder of the Marathon Swimmers Forum, are the protagonists in Driven, an independent documentary film by Element 8 Productions. Crowdfunded by swimmers, the mindset and exploits of the three are showcased within the backdrop of

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Dreamers Are Driven

Dreamers Are Driven Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. “It is there, you see it in front of you. And you go, ‘God I can do it’ and that is what drives these people. They dream..." says Steven Munatones. “To me, it is one of the ultimate challenges on the Planet Earth that a human can do. I mean you push yourself to the limit," says David

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10 Days To Be DRIVEN

Filmmaker Ben Pitterle and the initial 88 funders from the open water swimming world are looking for others to join them in crowd sourcing the movie DRIVEN. With 10 days to go in their crowd funding effort, the producers are looking for an additional US$11,500 to reach their goal. DRIVEN documents the experiences of three individuals as they attempted

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Are You DRIVEN?

Without wetsuits, in the dead of night, three swimmers braved the cold open-ocean to realize a dream...this is how filmmaker Ben Pitterle of Element 8 Productions opens DRIVEN. DRIVEN documents the experiences of three individuals as they attempted marathon swims across the Santa Barbara Channel. "Marathon swimming may not sound particularly glamorous.

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Goh Fast Young Woman

Fiona Goh became the youngest female to compete a marathon swim off of any of the California Channel islands. The Californian competed the 12.4-mile swim from Anacapa Island to Silver Stand Beach in Oxnard, California in 10 hours 10 minutes. Since 1927, there have been approximately 350 solo marathon swims off of the 8 channel islands. Goh is 13 years and

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It’s A Goh In Lake Mission Viejo

Teenage pool swimmer Fiona Goh jumped into the Pacific Ocean for the first time on a wintery cold morning on January 1st. The jolt of cold water didn't surprise her; it merely served to rev her up for more. Since that January morning, she heads down to the California coast every weekend. Like many of her marathon swimming heroes and heroines, she relishes

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