Bering Strait Swim

From the U.S. to U.S.S.R.

After years of seeking permission, preparation, and planning, Lynne achieves a diplomatic first swimming across the Bering Strait to open the US-Soviet Border for the first time in 48 years with a time of 2 hours and 6 minutes in 38-degree water.

Click to watch and hear Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev toast Lynne’s historic swim.

2018-04-08T18:30:19+00:00