Tag: Marilyn Bell

A Bellwether In The Water

Courtesy of Kevin Helliker, Wall Street Journal. Kevin Helliker, award-winning reporter of the Wall Street Journal and an open water swimmer himself, writes about the comeback of 78-year-old Marilyn Di Lascio, née Bell and her dreams to participate in a 13-mile Hudson River swim at the age of 80. “I don’t know whether I will be able to do [the 13-mile

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Young Helped The Young

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pioneers who were honored at the 2014 International Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies held on the Isle of Bute in Scotland included Catalina Channel Swimming Federation president Forrest Nelson, president of the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, accepted the awards and honors posthumously given

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Marilyn Bell, In Solo Yet Never Alone

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Marilyn Bell Di Lascio currently lives in New Jersey. The Canadian swimming icon, who was the first person to swim across Lake Ontario, is showcased in Laura Young's new book, In Solo, Yet Never Alone: Swimming the Great Lakes. "Marilyn is a warm, wonderful person who genuinely cares about swimming and all

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