Photo courtesy of Andrew Malinak in Idaho.

Elaine Howley swam to shore to the roar of the crowd, smiling all the way from the southern shores of Lake Pend Oreille to her finish in Sandpoint in the northern Idaho lake.

With her pedigree in the sport, it was only a matter of time before she finished.

Her swim was carefully documented and followed by Andrew Malinak with a broadcast of her swim on the Long Bridge Swim Facebook page.

For more information on Howley’s swim, visit Andrew Malinak on Twitter

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