Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Software engineer Quinn Carver (10 hours 24 minutes) and former Air Force rescue swimmer and Honolulu lifeguard Bill Goding (10 hours 44 minutes) swam the 17-mile (27.3 km) Kealaikahiki Channel from Kahoolawe to Lanai back in April 2009.

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