March 2019

February 2019

March 2018

January 2018

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

Midwest Book Tour

Lynne tours the Midwest including Ann Arbor, Chicago, and St. Louis to promote the paperback edition of her sixth book Swimming in the Sink. Enthusiastic attendees included book lovers, fellow athletes, and old friends.

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

Patagonia presents Fishpeople featuring Lynne Cox and directed by Keith Malloy

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 been transformed by the sea. The film focuses on Lynne’s amazing achievements, including her swim across the Bering Strait – she takes on challenges that push the limits of human endurance while bridging international borders and bringing people together.

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September 2016


How Lynne Recovered From Broken Heart Syndrome and Found Love

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May 2016

May 2014

Lynne Publishes Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

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July 2013

Robert Duvall – South With The Sun Review

“Victory awaits him who has everything in order”. Lynne Cox captures the spirit of these words by legendary polar explorer Roald Amundsen. South with the Sun is an evocation of triumph of the human spirit, that will inspire many generations to come.

— Robert Duvall

Open Water Swimming Manual Published

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May 2013

ESPN Magazine Feature

Hell in High Waters: Profile of Lynne’s athleticism, diplomatic efforts, and pioneering spirit.

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September 2011

South With the Sun Published

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June 2011

April 2008

The New Yorker Covers Lynne

A Dip in the Cold: Lynne describes her swims the Northwest Passage in the wake of polar explorer Roald Amundsen.

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May 2007

August 2006

Grayson Published

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June 2006

December 2004

Sports Illustrated Book Review of Swimming to Antarctica

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September 2004

Swimming to Antarctica Published

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December 2003

November 2003

September 2003

February 2003

Antarctica Story Sports Illustrated

Deep Freezing with Ice Water in Her Veins…: A profile of Lynne’s swim to Antarctica.

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Lynne Writes for The New Yorker Magazine

Swimming with the Penguins: Written by Lynne, this story describes her experiences to Antarctica wearing a swimsuit, cap, and goggles.

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December 2002

Swim to Antarctica

In one of her most noted accomplishments, Lynne was the first person to complete a 1.2 mile swim in Antarctica, from the ship Orlova to Neko Harbor in 25 minutes wearing only swimsuit, cap, and goggles.

May 2000

International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction

Lynne receives recognition for outstanding achievement as an honor open water swimmer.

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August 1999

Featured in The New Yorker

Swimming with Sharks: Lynne is profiled in a piece by Charles Sprawson

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October 1994

Swimming for Peace Gulf of Aqaba

Lynne swam through the Gulf of Aqaba from Egypt to Israel and from Israel to Jordan, tracing the progress of peace between the three countries.

December 1992

Breathtaking Swim Across Lake Titicaca

Swimming from Bolivia to Peru, Lynne became the first to swim across Lake Titicaca. She had support from the Bolivian Navy and a welcoming committee from Peru and the National Swim Team of Bolivia. Her swim enhanced relations between the two nations.

August 1990

March 1990

January 1990

First to Swim Beagle Channel

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 complete this swim.

August 1988

First to Cross Lake Baikal

Lynne continued her collaboration with a joint US-Soviet team to become the first person to swim across Lake Baikal. In recognition of her accomplishment, the Soviets named a cape on Lake Baikal in her honor – Cape Lynne Cox.

August 1987

People Magazine Cook Strait Swim Story

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.

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May 1987

Featured in People Magazine

Swimmer Lynne Cox Braces for An Ice Water Ordeal, a Dire Crossing in the Bering Strait: Lynne trains for her Bering Strait attempt.

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August 1985

Swims Around the World

Continuing her effort to garner support for the Bering Strait swim Lynne completed a series of challenging swims around the world including waters in the US, Iceland, the Strait of Gibraltar – becoming the first person to swim from Morocco to Spain, Strait of Messina, around Delos Island in Greece, the Bosphorus, Lake Kuming in China, the 5 lakes of Mount Fuji, Glacier Bay, and finishing at the Golden Gate.

June 1984

Swims Across America

Seeking support for her future Bering Strait swim, Lynne completed ten swims in the highest, coldest, and most difficult waterways in the United States including Lake Tahoe, Lake Winnipesaukee, Lake Madison, and the Golden Gate.