Tag: Kathy Batts

Sally Minty-Gravett MBE On High

Sally Minty-Gravett MBE On High Courtesy of Sally Minty-Gravett, MBE, Lake Tahoe, California. Sally Minty-Gravett, MBE swam at the highest elevation of her five-decade marathon swimming career when she completed a hour minute crossing of Lake Tahoe at 2,300 meters. She explains, "Last week, I was in Lake Tahoe, California. Initially I was asked to go and

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Crews Are Made Of Special People

Every volunteer group for every charity swim is special and giving. Every support crew for every marathon swim is special and giving. Every team behind every open water swim is special and giving. These groups, crews and teams are dedicated to the safety and success of their swimmers. Many swimmers like Kathy Batts and Jamie Patrick recruit crews

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Kathy Batts Going Solo With Friends

Kathy Batts is one lucky woman, but she has persevered and worked hard to find that luck. In the 1970's she crossed paths often with the channel swimming legend Kevin Murphy, both through swimming and in their professional careers as they both worked in the same area of London. The ties became greater over time as Batts’ father subsequently became

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