Swims

Jun 1984

Swims Across America

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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.

Swims Across America 2018-04-08T18:25:51+00:00

Jan 1983

Jul 1980

Dec 1977

Jul 1977

Dec 1976

Another First The Strait of Magellan

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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 C) water, through a storm with a 9-knot cross current, in 1 hour 2 minutes.

Another First The Strait of Magellan 2018-04-07T22:58:45+00:00

Aug 1976

World Record Swimming the Skagerrak

2018-04-07T22:55:41+00:00

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 time of 6 hours and 16 minutes.

World Record Swimming the Skagerrak 2018-04-07T22:55:41+00:00

Feb 1975

Swimming New Zealand’s Cook Strait

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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 5 hours, she completed a 20 mile crossing in 12 hours and 2 ½ minutes. This swim was heralded by New Zealand’s Prime Minister Rowling as having helped heal [...]

Swimming New Zealand’s Cook Strait 2018-04-07T22:49:34+00:00

Sep 1974