Tag: Lake Cane

Gene Gets Up And Goes

Courtesy of Lucky Meisenheimer, Lake Cane, Florida. Gene Augustin holds the 80-84 year age group record for crossing Lake Cane in Orlando, Florida. He is the oldest person to complete 1 km Lucky's Lake Swim. But he just broke his own record and set the 85-89 age group lake swim record with a time of 42:46. "It was strong work by Gene," reported Lucky

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Proposing In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Lucky Meisenheimer reported that David Head and Kimberly Hawkins had a special day before one of their swims in Orlando's Lake Cane. Head proposed to Hawkins who has crossed Lake Cane over 1,000 times during her career. "We have had many married couples swim the lake and we have had folks meet at the lake

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Remembering SupraStrong

Courtesy of Lucky Meisenheimer, Lake Cane, Orlando, Florida. Lucky Meisenheimer remembered that one of the regular Lake Cane swimmers, Ian Supra, lost his battle with esophageal cancer last month. "[The 20-year-old] Ian was a swimming and water polo star at Dr. Phillips High School and a Lucky's Lake swimmer. He was one of those rare young people that

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The Hands Of Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ocean swimmers know. Lake swimmers know. Marathon swimmers know. The longer you swim, the more wrinkled your hands get. Yuko Matsuzaki,, a former professional marathon swimmer from Japan, completed an 83 km (51.5 miles) solo swim in Lake Cane in Orlando, Florida in 2008. After 33 hours 25 minutes in

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Home Away From Home

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Go to Ala Moana Beach Park on Oahu, Hawaii or Tower 26 in Santa Monica, California or Manly Beach with the Bold and Beautiful Swim Squad and you will find swimmers gathering around these famous swimming spots to stash their gear and towel off after a swim. But some clubs are a bit more upscale than a spot

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