Ted Erikson, A Celebration of Life

Ted Erikson, A Celebration of Life

Video courtesy of Leo Gomez in memorial of Ted Erikson who passed away December 2021 at the age of 93.

The Chicago-based chemist, scientist, and swimmer who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honor Swimmer in 1978 for his exploits in the open water ranging from the English Channel to the Farallon Islands. He was also the father and coach of Jon Erikson, also an Honor Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.