Tag: Mighty Mac Swim

Michigan Man Across Mighty Mac

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Mighty Mac Swim is attracting all kinds of swimmers including two American Olympic teammates from the 2000 Sydney Olympics: Amanda Schneider (200m backstroke 5th) and Chris Thompson (1500m freestyle bronze medal). But their routes to the Straits of Mackinac differed. While Schneider (née Amanda Adkins)

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Amanda Schneider Leads By Example

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When she was known as Amanda Adkins, there were very few people in the world who could swim as fast as she could. Over the course of her 16-year competitive swimming career, Adkins was an American collegiate champion, a finalist at the Olympic Games, an American record holder, and a competitor in a number

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