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Karen Rogers

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Karen Rogers

Karen Rogers is an extreme marathon swimmer who lives in Lake Tahoe, California, USA. She is the founder of the Lake Tahoe Swimming Association and a co-founder of the Lake Tahoe Swimming Society and a member of the International Ice Swimming Association. She is also the visionary and co-organizer of the Myrtle Huddleston Honorary Swim in Lake Tahoe and a crew member for Jamie Patrick's unprecedented The Great Lake Swim in Lake Michigan.

Open Water Swimming Career Highlights

  • 2007, Donner Lake 2.7 mile swim, Age group 2nd place finish
  • 2008, Donner Lake 2.7 mile swim, Age group 1st place finish
  • 2008, Solo width of Lake Tahoe, 11 miles, 5 hours 32 minutes
  • 2008, Bob Roper’s 3rd Annual Golden Gate Invitational Swim, 13th place overall, Age group 1st place finish
  • 2009, Solo Golden Gate Bridge to San Mateo Bridge, 23 miles, 7 hours 58 minutes
  • 2009, Donner Lake Quad Crossing, 11.04 miles, 5 hours 24 minutes
  • 2009, Solo length of Lake Tahoe, 21.5 miles, 10 hours 50 minutes
  • 2010, Richmond San Rafael Bridge to Point Bonita, 14 miles, 3 hours 20 minutes (water temp 50°F (10°C))
  • 2010, Sea Buoy to Golden Gate Bridge, 12.65 miles, 4 hours 30 minutes (51°F (10+°C))
  • 2010, Golden Gate to San Mateo Bridge, 23 miles, 7 hours 21 minutes
  • 2012, First certified ice swim in Lake Tahoe, 1.12 miles in 40.1 F (4.45 C), 35 minutes 12 seconds

Lake Tahoe Swimming Society

The Lake Tahoe Swimming Society was founded by Jamie Patrick, Karen Rogers, Brian Patterson, Garrett Harley and Rob Laurie.

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