Cathy Delneo

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Cathy Delneo
Cathy Delneo is a public librarian and open water swimmer from San Francisco, California. She is an accomplished cold-water swimmer, having completed an ice swim in Lake Tahoe as well as the first all-female relay from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands. Cathy is a member and former swim commissioner of the South End Rowing Club. She is also a crew member for Jamie Patrick's The Great Lake Swim.

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[edit] Shark Encounter

Delneo is also a survivor of a shark encounter and shark attack. She was bitten by a tiger shark off the North Carolina shore on the east coast of America in 2004.

[edit] Wildlife Protection Policy

[edit] Farallon Islands Relay

Melissa King, Lynn Kubasek, Kim Chambers, Cathy Delneo, Laura Vartain Horn and Patti Bauernfeind swam from the Golden Gate Bridge to the South Farallons Island in 16 hours 29 minutes. The six hardy women went through three rotations on their relay through the Red Triangle (watch visual gallery here). "The seas, generally 15-20 feet, were larger than the escort boat," said Vito Bialla, the team's pilot. "Plus it was cold: 49°F (9.5°C), but the enthusiasm and passion of the women never wavered."

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