Tag: Rachel Golub

Conquistador Sails Strait Like Magellan

Randy Perkins of Seattle, Washington, also known as the Conquistador with his latest exploit, recently joined a pantheon of extreme swimming greats when he crossed the Strait of Magellan this January. Situated between Chile and Argentina at the tip of South America and Tierra del Fuego, the waterway is the unpredictable gateway between the Pacific and the

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Follow Swimmers Live Around New York

The NYC Swim organization is on the cutting edge of marathon swimming technology again. The entire field will be tracked using GPS so family, friends and fans can follow each of the solo swimmers and teams as they stroke their way around New York in today's Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.The full field can be followed here.The individual swimmers and relays

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The Beagle Has Landed

Rachel Golub, Patricia Sener and Cristian Vergara swam an unprecedented double-crossing of the 3-mile Beagle Channel between Chile to Argentina yesterday. The pride of the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers (CIBBOWS) swam in frigid 38°F (4°C) water. "The Chilean Armada was a huge help. As was the Argentine Armada, I was very happy to see those

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