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Swimming In Sharky Waters

Swimming In Sharky Waters Courtesy of WOWSA, Magnetic Island, Australia. Shelley Taylor-Smith swam 90 km from 90 km , Australia partly in a shark cage in January 1995 (see the dramatic footage here). She said, "I don't think I'm the one that broke the record. I think the whole crew did it today. I had such wonderful people out there. That just kept me

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Penny Palfrey Part 2

Penny Palfrey Part 2 Courtesy of WOWSA, Kaieiewaho Channel, Hawaii. Seven years ago this month, Australian Penny Palfrey attempted a solo 115.8 km crossing of the Kaieiewaho Channel between the islands of Kauai and Oahu. It was her second attempt, starting from Ka'ena Point on Oahu with plans to finish on Kauai's Nawiliwili harbor. On her first

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