Pioneer Swimmer

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noun - A Pioneer Swimmer is an inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame who made outstanding contributions and/or achieved greatness in the sport of marathon swimming prior to 1950.

Rose Pitonof was selected as a Pioneer Swimmer by the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame for her contributions and achievements to the sport over 100 years ago.

noun - A pioneer swimmer is an individual who successfully completes an unprecedented open water swim of any length, duration, location, or swimming style (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, or freestyle).

Lewis Pugh and Lynne Cox are two of the most well-known pioneer swimmers for their swims in unprecedented locations and conditions.

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