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Friday, November 9, 2012

Updating Half Century Club To 14% In The Catalina Channel

Over 14% of the successful Catalina Channel swimmers (35 out of a total of 251 swimmers) are members of the Half Century Club.

This esteemed group of open water swimmers successfully crossed the 20.2-mile Catalina Channel when they were at least 50 years young. And many of them have not only completed the Catalina Channel, but also other channel swims around the world.

Like Hendrik Meeman of San Francisco shown on left, these swimmers from all over the world are fit, optimistic individuals committed to an endeavor that requires a courage that is rare for people of any age.

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1 comment:

  1. Steven could you please add me?

    Bob Needham (USA), 58, CM in 13:10:23 in 2011

    Mo Siegel also swam it on September 15, 2011 CM 13:08:55. I believe he may have turned 60 just before his swim.


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