Scott Lautman

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Beagle Channel and the Strait of Magellan crossed by Ryan Stramrood (South Africa), Kieron Palframan (South Africa), Toks Viviers (South Africa), Andrew Chin (South Africa), Pedro Ordenes (Chile), Randy Perkins (USA), Rachel Golub (USA), Cristian Vergara (USA/Chile), Scott Lautman (USA), Mark Lautman (USA) [wetsuit], Rafal Ziobro (Poland), and Gustavo Oriozabala (Argentina)
Scott Mathew Lautman is an American open water swimmer and member of the Half Century Club due to his swim across the Strait of Gibraltar at the age of 51 from Cires Point in 4 hours 16 minutes on 3 September 2003. He crossed his second Oceans Seven channel when he crossed the Catalina Channel in 12 hours on 26 June 2013. In 2009, he crossed the Strait of Magellan, together with Rachel Golub, Cristian Vergara, and brother Mark Lautman. He also placed in the top 5 in the 60-64 age group in the 14th FINA World Masters Championships 3 km race in Riccione, Italy on 17 June 2012 and was one of the top male swimmers in the 10 km race in the 2012 Swim Across America Long Beach event on 23 September 2012. He also was a USA Olympic Swimming trials finalist in the 1972 200m butterfly.

He will participate in the 2013 Bering Strait Swim Relay that will attempt to cross 86 km from Russia to Alaska.

Bering Strait Swim

Lautman was a member of the successful, unprecedented, 5-day Bering Strait Swim relay, a 53-mile (86 km) relay crossing from Cape Dezhnev in Chukotka, Russia, to Cape Prince of Wales in the state of Alaska, USA.

1. Yuri Tsiganchuk, Blagoveshchensk, Russia
2. Yuri Myagkikh, Russia
3. Vladimir Chegorin, Russia
4. Maria Chizhova, Novosibirsk, Russia
5. Elena Guseva, Russia
6. Kieron Palframan, Cape Town, South Africa
7. Ram Barkai, Cape Town, South Africa
8. Jack Bright, UK
9. Vladimir Litvinov, Blagoveshchensk, Russia
10. Oksana Veklich, Blagoveshchensk, Russia
11. Aleksandr Jakovlev, Jelgava, Latvia
12. Matías Ola, Buenos Aires /Tucuman Argentina
13. Henri Kaarma, Tallinn, Estonia
14. Toomas Haggi, Tallinn, Estonia
15. Nuala Moore, Ireland
16. Anne Marie Ward, Donegal, Ireland
17. Claudia Rose, San Diego, USA
18. Toks Viviers, Cape Town, South Africa
19. Melissa O’Reilly (‘Mo’), Lambertville, New Jersey, USA
20. Ryan Stramrood, Cape Town, South Africa
21. Scott Lautman, Seattle, Washington, USA
22. Cristian Vergara, Santiago, Chile
23. Lelané Rossouw-Bancroft, Newark, Delaware, USA
24. Rafał Ziobro, Krakow, Poland
25. Andrew Chin, Cape Town, South Africa
26. Jackie Cobell, Tunbridge Wells, UK
27. Paul Duffield, West Kelowna, BC, Canada

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