Rendy Lynn Opdycke

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[[File:Rendy lynn.JPG|400px|thumb|right|Rendy Lynn Opdycke, USA Olympic Pentathlete hopeful training in Colorado Springs]]Rendy Lynn Opdycke is a member of the [[Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming]] as well as other marathon swims including the 24.8-mile (39.9 km) Santa Cruz Channel from Santa Cruz Island to East Beach in 10 hours 51 minutes on 7 July 2007.  She has completed two of the [[Southern California Eight]].
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[[File:Rendy lynn.JPG|400px|thumb|right|Rendy Lynn Opdycke, USA Olympic Pentathlete hopeful training in Colorado Springs]]Rendy Lynn Opdycke is a member of the [[Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming]] and has completed other [[marathon swims]] including the 24.8-mile (39.9 km) Santa Cruz Channel from Santa Cruz Island to East Beach in 10 hours 51 minutes on 7 July 2007.  She has completed two of the [[Southern California Eight]].
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* [http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2013/02/look-behind-and-below-you-in-open-water.html Look Behind And Below You In The Open Water]
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* [http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2013/06/women-swimming-circles-around-manhattan.html Women Swimming Circles Around Manhattan Island]
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Revision as of 21:04, 7 June 2013

Rendy Lynn Opdycke, USA Olympic Pentathlete hopeful training in Colorado Springs
Rendy Lynn Opdycke is a member of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and has completed other marathon swims including the 24.8-mile (39.9 km) Santa Cruz Channel from Santa Cruz Island to East Beach in 10 hours 51 minutes on 7 July 2007. She has completed two of the Southern California Eight.

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Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming

Opdycke completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming in a fastest period than anyone else in the history of the sport. Within a 35-day period in July and August 2008, she successfully completed the following swims:

She also won the 2006 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim overall and was second overall in the 2004 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim as well as finishing fourth in the 2008 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.

Fastest Catalina Channel Crossings in History

1. 7:15 by Penny Lee Dean, USA, MC in September 1976
2. 7:27 by Grace van der Byl, USA, CM in October 2012
3. 7:37 by Pete Huisveld, USA, MC in August 1992
4. 7:41 by John York, USA, MC in September 1978 (first leg of a 2-way)
5. 7:43 by Karen Burton, USA, CM in October 1994
6. 8:05 by Todd Robinson, USA, CM in August 2009
7. 8:07 by Hank Wise, USA, CM in October 2010
8. 8:14 by Chad Hundeby, USA, CM in September 1993
9. 8:20 by Gemma Jensen, Australia, CM in August 2006
10. 8:27 by Jim McConica, USA, CM in October 1983
11. 8:28 by Rendy Lynn Opdycke, USA, CM in August 2008
12. 8:31 by John York, USA, MC in October 1977
13. 8:32 by John York, USA, CM in October 2000

Fastest English Channel Crossings in Comparison

1. 6:55 by Trent Grimsey, Australia, E-F in September 2012
2. 6:57 by Petar Stoychev, Bulgaria, E-F in August 2007
3. 7:03 by Christof Wandratsch, Germany, E-F in August 2005
4. 7:05 by Yuri Kudinov, Russia, E-F in August 2007
5. 7:16 by Vitek Rostislav, Czech Republic, E-F in August 2009
6. 7:17 by Chad Hundeby, USA, E-F in September 1994
7. 7:20 by Christof Wandratsch, Germany, E-F in August 2003
8. 7:21 by Petar Stoychev, Bulgaria, E-F in August 2006
9. 7:22 by David Meca, Spain, E-F in August 2005
10. 7:25 by Yvetta Hlavacova, Czech Republic, E-F in August 2006
11. 7:40 by Penny Lee Dean, USA, E-F in July 1978

Pentathon

She is currently a world-class pentathlete competing for USA Pentathlon and training in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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