Katy Dooley is an American open water swimmer
from Austin, Texas who became the 70th person in history to achieve the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming
. She has also competed in Ironman triathlons
, running marathons, and other endurance events to raise awareness and funds for non-profit organizations lie Got2Swim and Safe for Athletes.
Marathon Swimming Career
Dooley successfully crossed the 20.2-mile Catalina Channel from Catalina Island to the California mainland in 2 September 2011 in 9 hours 49 minutes. Then she crossed the 21-mile English Channel from England to France in 11 hours 16 minutes on 6 September 2012. She also completed the 28.5-mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on 8 June 2013 in 7 hours 44 minutes.
She completed a 4-person relay at the 2011 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, the Red Licorice Open Water Swim, the 12-mile Lake Travis Relay.