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

Guy Batchelor became the 182nd person in history to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming with today’s 32.3 km crossing of the Catalina Channel from the Santa Catalina Island to the Southern California mainland in 12 hours 4 minutes.

The retired British Armed Forces Captain is coached by Nick Adams with crew chief Stephanie Hopson, escort kayaker Dan Simonelli, and observers Marc Horwitz and Bob Shumway.

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