Chris Lechner Alone: A Swimmer’s Journey

Courtesy of Chris Lechner, Lake Michigan. Dr. Chris Lechner is a 56-year-old American hand surgeon, standup paddler and open water swimmer from Asheville, North Carolina. He has paddled solo 277 miles (446 km) along the [...]

Scott Wolford Will Be Back Again In Lake Michigan

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 51-year-old American Scott Wolford attempted to break the Marathon Swimmers Federation distance record of Chloë McCardel (124.4 km) with a 120-mile (193 km) swim in a round-trip course between [...]

Dr. Chris Lechner Swims Solo For 95 Miles

Photos courtesy of NewsChannel 3 from Lake Michigan where Dr. Chris Lechner swam 95 miles (152 km) in a traverse across Lake Michigan. Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dr. Chris Lechner swam approximately 95 [...]

A Man On A Mission, Solo, Alone, Unaccompanied

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Nothing is more fundamental in channel swims than for a swimmer to have a support crew, escort boat and pilot. Kayakers, feeders, and pace swimmers are also occasionally part [...]

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