29-year-old Scott Harvey M.D. is a former USA Water Polo national team member after a successful career at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He is currently an open water swimmer and physician who specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology in Honolulu, Hawaii and a graduate of University of Hawaii's John A Burns School of Medicine. In February 2012, he swam with 38-year-old Steve Minaglia M.D. of the Waikiki Swim Club and 51-year-old Craig Coombs of the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco to cross the 9.3-mile (15K) Pailolo Channel from the island of Maui to the island of Molokai on 4 February 2012. They departed at DT Fleming Beach on Maui at 6:42 am and finished on Molokai just over 6 hours later.
Dr. Harvey also crossed the 9.3-mile Kalohi Channel in 5 hours 48 minutes with Steve Minaglia M.D. (5 hours 48 minutes) and Craig Coombs (6 hours 6 minutes) between the Hawaiian islands of Molokai and Lanai on 12 May 2012. Paul Luuwai was their captain and Blair Norris was their paddle boarder support and videographer.