Tag: Leo Vigil

Two Hall Of Famers And Fidel Castro

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Swimmers have been attempting to cross the Gulf Stream and swim from Cuba to Florida since 1950 (including Jose Cortinas, Leo Vigil, Rolando Elejalde, Luciana Nunez, Susie Maroney, Skip Storch, Chris Green, Diana Nyad, Walter Poenisch, Penny Palfrey and Chloë McCardel). Many of them met and had to receive

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Marathon Swims Take A Long Time

The Catalina Channel Swimming Federation (CCSF) updated its archives after a rigorous review of evidence that proved channel crossings over 50 years ago. In its February 2012 newsletter, Forrest Nelson and his colleagues on the CCSF board of directors announced their recent research met the exacting criteria of Catalina Channel crossings that the CCSF

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