Courtesy of Track.RS, Catalina Channel, California.

John Batchelder set out this morning from the Southern California mainland at 7:06 am this morning from Smuggler’s Cove on an unthinkable, unprecedented two-way butterfly crossing of the Santa Catalina Channel.

His tracker of his 64.6 km butterfly swim is here and shown above. The water temperature is currently 71°F (21.6°C).

See the final result here (Butterflying From Smuggler’s Cove To Doctor’s Cove).

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