Dennis Sullivan of the Seal Beach Swim Club swam across the Catalina Channel
at the age of 14 when he crossed the channel with Lynne Cox
(age 14), Stacy Fresonke
(age 14) and Andy Taylor
(age 12). They crossed in 12 hours 34 minutes. Sullivan also paddled across the channel and assisted others like Penny Dean
in her world record setting crossing in 1976 in 7:15 and Andy Taylor
's 1972 crossing in 9:19.