is a 41-year-old Swedish English Channel swimmer who successfully swam
two marathon swims in two completely different parts of the world.

Following her passion, her summer season started with a 41K cold-water
marathon swim between Sweden and Finland in 14 hours 51 minutes. 

culminated with an equally tough 42K warm-water crossing in the Molokai Channel
between Molokai Island and Oahu Island in Hawaii in a grueling 18 hours 30

26 years ago, Anna-Carin started doing open water swims in Sweden
(Riddarfjärden, Vansbro simningen, Göta Kanal simmet).  She has now
graduated to the major channel swims in an ideal niche for her. 

trained and trained, swimming over 100,000 meters in a week with long 6-8 hours
training swims where her positive spirit and training tenacity impressed all
who came in contact with her.  For her inspirational nature, her quiet
resolve and her success in achieving her dreams around the world in challenging
conditions, Anna-Carin
is a worthy nominees for the 2011 World Open
Water Swimming Woman of the Year.

For more information on Anna-Carin
, visit here


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