Organizing a channel swim for one swimmer is time-consuming and complicated enough.
Organizing a channel swim for 21 swimmers is significantly even more so.
But bring 21 veteran open water swimmers together and they handle the logistics of getting everyone from the California mainland to Santa Catalina Island and then back to the mainland with military-style precision.
Triple Relay Extravaganza completed a tandem relay crossing in 10 hours 24 minutes across the Catalina Channel crossing.
The Triple Relay Extravaganza included three separate six-person relay teams with Barbara Held and Jodi DiLascio as observers:
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