Courtesy of Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, Catalina Channel, California.

Catalina Channel Swimming Federation announced that the Swim Across America David Yudovin Memorial Relay team completed its two-way crossing in 26 hours 44 minutes.

Team members Malena Hankins, Rene Martínez Saenz, Carolyn Hollingsworth, Naomi Kent, Brett Cohen and Dan Simonelli swam the second David Yudovin Memorial Relay to benefit Swim Across America that has raised more than US$16,000.

The support team included Beth Yudovin, Megan Melgaard, Jeanie Madsen, Kristen Sperberg, and Kristy Kowal. Don Van Cleve, Linda Bamford and Marc Horowitz served as observers with escort pilot Captain Dave of the Pacific Star Charters.

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