George Young, The Catalina Kid

Courtesy of International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

At the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference in Scotland, Dr. Ivonne Schmid introduced George Young of Canada as an International Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Open Water Swimmer.

The ISHOF induction Class of 2014 included Mercedes Gleitze (Great Britain), Dale Petranech (USA), Claudio Plit (Argentina), Judith van Berkel-de Nijs (Netherlands), George Young (Canada), and David Yudovin (USA).

Young’s introductory ISHOF video is shown above.

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