Tag: Lynn Kubasek

The Deep Enders Swim To Shore

Video of The Deep Enders courtesy of Lynn Kubasek from San Nicolas to the California mainland. The Deep Enders Relay spanned from San Nicolas Island to San Pedro Monday October 12th into Tuesday October 13th was the first known successful swim from San Nicolas Island. Coached by Theo Schmeeckle, the sextet of Jim McConica, Tom Ball, John Chung, Zach

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Taking The Long Route To The Mainland

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Halestorm is a 6-person relay that swam an unorthodox 33.5-mile course from Long Point on Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach on the Southern California mainland in 19 hours 44 minutes. In order of appearance, the team members who crossed the Gulf of Santa Catalina included Brett Rose, Tom Hale, Roddy

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33.5 Miles Across The Sea Has Faith

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Most people take the shortest straight-line tangent when crossing a channel. Most, of course, get occasionally pushed laterally one way and the other, during their channel crossing, but channel swimmers definitely adhere to the mindset of going from Point A to Point B along the shortest, straightest line

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