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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Coombs, Mianglia And Harvey Cross 2nd Channel In 2012

Craig Coombs, Dr. Steve Minaglia and Dr. Scott Harvey completed their second channel in Hawaii yesterday as they crossed the 9.3-mile Kalohi Channel between the islands of Molokai and Lanai.

Craig Coombs finished in 6 hours 6 minutes while Doctors Minaglia and Harvey crossed in 5 hours 48 minutes after their February conquest of the 8.4-mile Pailolo Channel.

23 swimmers in total have successfully crossed the Kalohi Channel:

2012 - Craig Coombs (Molokai to Lanai)
2012 - Steve Minaglia M.D. (Molokai to Lanai)
2012 - Scott Harvey M.D. (Molokai to Lanai)
2011 - Forrest Nelson (Lanai to Molokai)
2011 - Tina Neill (Lanai to Molokai)
2011 - Carl Kawauchi (Lanai to Molokai)
2007 - Carl Kawauchi (Molokai to Lanai)
2007 - Mike Spalding (Molokai to Lanai)
2007 - Laurie Foster (Lanai to Molokai)
2007 - Kelly Gleason (Lanai to Molokai)
2007 - Tom Burke (Lanai to Molokai)
1995 - Carl Kawauchi (Lanai to Molokai)
1995 - Bill Costello (Lanai to Molokai)
1995 - Alton Motobu (Lanai to Molokai)
1991 - Linda Kaiser (Molokai to Lanai)
1991 - Janice Vierra (Lanai to Molokai)
1989 - Carl Kawauchi (Molokai to Lanai)
1989 - Terry Chodosh (Lanai to Molokai)
1989 - Ulrich Klinke (Lanai to Molokai)
1989 - Harry Huffaker (Molokai to Lanai)
1978 - Jody Pollack (Lanai to Molokai)
1978 - Bob Justman (Lanai to Molokai)

Photo courtesy of Hotel Moloka'i of the Kalohi Channel.

Copyright © 2012 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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