Tag: Lake Tahoe

The New Stillwater 8

The New Stillwater 8 Courtesy of Michelle Macy, Portland, USA. Oceans Seven swimmer and Hall of Famer Michelle Macy announced the new and improved Stillwater 8. Macy first announced the solo marathon swimming challenge across 8 different lakes around the world in 2011. With the input and advice of Evan Morrison and other marathon swimmers, she revised

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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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High-Altitude Swims Around The World

High-Altitude Swims Around The World Video courtesy of Madswimmer on the border of Chile and Argentina in the Andes Mountains. High-altitude swims are defined as open water swims held at least 1,000 meters above sea level. Some of these high-altitude swims include (from high to really, really high): 1,132 meters (3,715 feet): wild swimming in Khar Nuur

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