Lynne launches her book tour for the paperback edition of Swimming in the Sink in Cerritos, CA. Monday June 19 7:00 PM
After a national tour with great reviews, Fishpeople was selected as a feature film in the Telluride MountainFilm Festival in Colorado. Lynne appeared at three film [...]
FISHPEOPLE, a new documentary produced by Patagonia and directed by Keith Malloy, tells the stories of Lynne Cox and 5 other unique individuals whose lives have [...]
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Swimmer Lynne Cox On How She Recovered From Broken Heart Syndrome. Lynne Cox is a world-class open water swimmer, and was the first person to swim [...]
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Lynne highlights the dangers posed to Olympic athletes by polluted waters in Rio's Olympic venues.
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas is published. Get The Book
Lynne Publishes her 4th book, Open Water Swimming Manual. Get The Book
Hell in High Waters: Profile of Lynne’s athleticism, diplomatic efforts, and pioneering spirit. Hotlink included in timeline. Read More
Lynn publishes her next book, South with the Sun. Get The Book
Santa Barbara Channel Keeper Ocean Ambassador Award: For her commitment to inspiring awareness for healthy oceans.
A Dip in the Cold: Lynne describes her swims the Northwest Passage in the wake of polar explorer Roald Amundsen. Read More
Lynne completed four swims in the Arctic paying tribute to the great polar explorer Roald Amundsen, who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage by [...]
Lynne publishes her second book, Grayson. Get The Book
Highlighting her concerns for the environment: Lynne was invited by the Sierra Club and Rivers Unlimited to advocate for maintaining high standards for water quality. Joined [...]
In one of her most noted accomplishments, Lynne was the first person to swim in Antarctica waters, completing a distance of 1.2 miles. She swam from [...]
Sports Illustrated Review of Swimming to Antarctica... Read More
Lynne appears in a feature article in the December 2003 edition of Biography Magazine. An article by Greg Dutter - Taking the Plunge - Antarctic Swimmer [...]
Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year – Glamour Magazine celebrates Lynne’s melting the “ice curtain” by swimming between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Induction in to the New England Hall of Fame – Lynne’s many accomplishments are recognized along with her New England roots
Deep Freezing with Icewater in Her Veins…: A profile of Lynne’s swim to Antarctica. Read More
Swimming with the Penguins: Written by Lynne, this story describes her experiences to Antarctica wearing a swimsuit, cap, and goggles. Read More
In one of her most noted accomplishments, Lynne was the first person to complete a 1.2 mile swim in Antarctica, from [...]
Induction in to the International Swimming Hall of Fame – Lynne receives the recognition for outstanding achievement as an honor open water swimmer.
Swimming with Sharks: Lynne is profiled in a piece by Charles Sprawson Read More
Lynne swam through the Gulf of Aqaba from Egypt to Israel and from Israel [...]
Swimming from Bolivia to Peru, Lynne became the first to swim across Lake Titicaca. She had support [...]
Lynne swam across the Spree River during the period of reunification of the German Republics. She was escorted by East German police to help her avoid [...]
Distinguished Alumni Award – University of California Santa Barbara – Lynne received an award for athletic and international achievements.
Lynne swam across the Beagle Channel between Argentina and Chile to promote cooperation between the two countries. She became the first person in the world to [...]
Lynne continued her collaboration with a joint US-Soviet team to become the first person to swim [...]
After years of seeking permission, preparation, and planning, Lynne achieves a diplomatic first swimming across the Bering Strait [...]
Lynne Cox's Brave Swim Across the Frigid Bering Strait Breaks the Ice with the Russians: Article about Lynne’s Bering Strait Swim by Jack Kelly. Read More [...]
Swimmer Lynne Cox Braces for An Ice Water Ordeal, a Dire Crossing in the Bering Strait: Lynne trains for her Bering Strait attempt. Read More
Continuing her effort to garner support for the Bering Strait swim Lynne completed a series of challenging swims around the world including [...]
Seeking support for her future Bering Strait swim, Lynne completed ten swims in the highest, coldest, and most difficult waterways in the United [...]
In 1983 Lynne swam across the three Lakes of New Zealand’s Southern Alps setting records for swimming at high altitude in extreme cold temperatures.
Lynne is honored for her innovation and creativity in the sport of open water swimming.
Lynne was invited to speak at Tokyo Medical College and to participate in a swim around Jogashima.
Lynne was the first person to swim the 10 miles around the Cape of Good Hope through shark and sea-snake infested waters, in 3 [...]
Lynne became the first person to swim between three of the Aleutian Islands in preparation for her historic Bering Strait swim.
Achieving a new milestone, Lynne became the first person to swim across the Strait of Magellan. She swam in 42-degree F (5.5 degrees [...]
Lynne swam the Skagerak between Norway to Sweden. Despite encountering a huge smack of jellyfish, she set a men’s and women’s record in a [...]
Lynne continued her world-record pace by setting both men’s and women’s marks for swimming the Oresund between Denmark and Sweden with [...]
Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year – At age 17, Lynne was selected as one of the 10 outstanding women of the year.
Sports Illustrated's Sam Moses, covers Lynne in his article "Courage Conquers a Cruel Sea."
Lynne was the first woman to swim across Cook Strait between the North and South Islands of New Zealand. After being pushed back by currents for [...]
At age 17 Lynne returned to the Catalina Channel and broke the men’s and women’s world records with a time of 8 hours [...]
Lynne was invited to compete in an international swimming race in the Nile River by the Egyptian government. The water was extremely polluted and [...]
Shortly after her 1972 swim, Lynne’s record was broken by Davis Hart. Rising to the challenge, she returned to [...]
At age 15 Lynne swam across the English Channel and shattered the men’s and women’s world records swimming from England to France [...]
At age 14 Lynne swam across the Catalina Channel with a group of teenagers from Seal Beach, California. They swam a distance of 27 miles in [...]