Tag: Sports Illustrated

Remember When The Price Of Gas Was $0.34?

Back in 1968, the cost of a new home in America was US$$26,600 when the median household income was US$7,743 and the cost of a stamp was US$0.05 and a gallon of regular gas US$0.34. Those were the days when the cost of hiring an English Channel pilot and his boat was US$200 an attempt according to this 1968 Sports Illustrated article on The Channel Is The

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Open Water Illustrated

Michelle Vawer is a model who appears in the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. She was born in Vancouver, Canada, but grew up on Oahu. She swam as an age-group swimmer in Hawaii and was recruited to swim at Yale University. Before she decided to model with IMG, she became the 142nd swimmer to cross the 8.8-mile Auau Channel (Maul Channel) from

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