Tag: Lake Cane

The Floating Tribe Around The Globe

Novelist Pico Iyer calls his kind, The Floating Tribe. An Indian of blood and ancestry, Iyer was raised and educated in England, but has lived for decades in both Japan and the U.S.A. He is similar to the estimated 220 million individuals around the globe who live outside their country of origin. Like New Yorker Ned Denison in Ireland or Tokyoite Yuko

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The Open Water Tipping Point Of Ron Davis

Ron Davis is an American open water swimmer from Florida who set the 70-74 age group record in Lake Cane in Orlando, Florida with a time of 39:50. Davis set his record when he completed a crossing in the lake, swimming for the first time without a pull buoy to aid him. No equipment, no pull buoy…but together with a bunch of his friends from Lucky's Lake,

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Augustin Has Good Genes

Ten months after receiving a shock of his life, American open water swimmer Gene Augustin set a record in Lake Cane, Orland of 39:22 for the 80-84 year age group. Lucky Meisenheimer commented, "Not bad considering he was receiving chemo just a few weeks ago." Earlier this year in January, the 82-year-old Augustin was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but

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Open Water Synchronization

This seems like a cool place to stay for a swimmer, especially since Lucky Meisenheimer holds his daily workouts in Lake Cane not too far away. Wake up early, do the Lucky's Lake Swim with Lucky and his mates, and then spend the rest of the day synchronizing your vacation with swimming friends like Olympic medalists Kristy Kowal and Brooke Bennett and

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