Tag: Kimberley Chambers

Kimberley Chambers On NASDAQ MarketSite

Courtesy of Ashley Horne, Night Train Swimmers. In the heart of Manhattan smack dab in the middle of Times Square, Kimberley Chambers' latest marathon swim is being celebrated on the NASDAQ MarketSite. The reason for Chambers' current recognition all started in 2007. After a freak accident where doctors informed her that she faced only a 1% chance of

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Kim Swims To The Golden Gate Bridge

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Guided by two escort boats and embraced virtually by thousands of friends, family and online spectators, New Zealand Kimberley Chambers added another feat on her impressive, but unlikely, swimming resume. Chambers, a former ballerina, became the first woman to swim from the Farallon Islands to the Golden

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It’s A Go For Kimberley Chambers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kimberley Chambers will attempt to become the first women in history to swim between the Farallon Islands and California's Golden Gate Bridge tonight. Her escort team gave her a go signal this morning, although as David Holscher says, "It will not be perfect, but it will be a little rough. Jump is at 11:30

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Kimberley Chambers Achieves Oceans Seven

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. As the world turns, Kimberley Chambers kept swimming and swimming and swimming today. And the global open water swimming community gives her a big pat on the pack for her 3-year journey to achieve the Oceans Seven. With fans on five continents looking on to her progress across the North Channel, the former

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Go West To Swim North

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We never understand why swimmers who attempt the Tsugaru Channel in Japan start from the eastern peninsula on Honshu. The currents, tides and eddies have proven time and time again to prevent swimmers from successfully crossing the Tsugaru Channel. History has proven that the chances of success starting

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