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Saturday, October 13, 2012
Stewart Evans Formally Joins The Catalina Channel Community
Like his 13 hour 55 minute swim from the Farallon Islands to the California mainland, Evans' had a struggle across the Catalina Channel from Santa Catalina Island to the outskirts of Los Angeles. 20 hours 55 minutes after his start, the famed marathoner climbed onshore.
After documentation was confirmed by the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation (a congratulatory letter from his commanding officer) and his 1959 swim recognized formally by the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, his surviving daughters Michelle Evans-Chase and Becky Evans along with son-in-law Bruckner Chase were invited to the annual Catalina Channel Swimming Federation banquet in November to receive a medal and finisher's certificate. "We are all really grateful that the Federation wanted to recognize his swim."
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