Tag: Pat Gallant-Charette

Pat Gallantly Navigates The North

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are few people on the globe with the persistence and determination of Pat Gallant-Charette. Arguably, she may be among the most persistent in open water swimming history. She completed a swim across the English Channel on her third attempt, crossing in 15 hours 57 minutes in 2011. During her first

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Different Stings Around The World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pat Gallant-Charette unfailingly comes out of the oceans from her training or long marathon swims with a bright, wide smile. For those who know her well, this sunny demeanor is not surprising. For those who understand the pain of jellyfish stings, it is. "I've been stung by jellyfish while swimming the

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Blue On Blue On Blue

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pat Gallant-Charette shows a nice, flat, streamlined body position at the end of another tough channel swim in the Strait of Gibraltar while outfitted in a blue swim cap and blue swimsuit swimming through some slight chop in royal blue water under beautiful blue skies. It was another excellent day in the

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