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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Kate Greene's Adventure Swim

Kate Greene, winner of the initial Adventure Swim Contest, finalized her series of swims across America.

Kate, information technology specialist and prolific science and technology journalist, will do 1-3 mile swims in every American state between Tennessee and California: Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona and California.

She self-taught herself how to swim by watching every YouTube video she could find on technique. Within months, she completed swims from San Francisco Bay to a 4.5-mile race in the Tennessee River. She will do solo swims between 1-3 miles along her drive across the United States:

May 28th: Percy Priest Lake, outside Nashville, Tennessee
May 31st: Mississippi River, outside Memphis, Tennessee
June 1st: Sardis Lake, outside Oxford, Mississippi
June 3rd: Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, Louisiana
June 6th: Beaver Lake, Beaver Lake, Arkansas
June 8th: Missouri River, Kansas City, Missouri
June 10th: Clinton Lake, Lawrence, Kansas (Kansas 70.3 Triathlon)
June 13th: Kanopolis Lake, outside Ellsworth, Kansas
June 17th: Boulder Reservoir, Boulder, Colorado
June 18th: Green River, Green River, Wyoming
June 19th: Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, Utah
June 22nd: Saguaro Lake, outside Phoenix, Arizona
June 25th: Salton Sea, Salton City, California
June 26th: La Jolla Cove, San Diego, California
June 28th: Millerton Lake, outside Fresno, California
June 29th: Aquatic Park, San Francisco, California

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