Kellie Joyce Latimer is a 31-year-old American scientist, triathlete and open water swimmer from Franklin, Massachusetts who enjoys ice swimming and winter swimming competitions. She became history's first Ice Ironwoman.
Open Water Swimming Career Highlights
- she competed in the inaugural Cold Water Challenge, a 2.6-mile jetty-to-jetty ocean swim in Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Connecticut
- she competed in the second Cold Water Classic on 3 May 2014
- she completed an ice mile in Boston, Massachusetts on 14 December 2014 under the auspices of the International Ice Swimming Association
- she competed in the 2015 United States Winter Swimming Championships in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont on 21-22 February 2015
- she competed in the 2016 United States Winter Swimming Association National Championships in the 200m freestyle on 30 January in New York City in 1.2°C (34.3°F) water of the La Marina venue in the Hudson River.
- she competed in the 2nd annual Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont on 5-6 March 2016 in the 25m, 50m, 100m, 200m freestyle races and the 25m butterfly
- she will compete in the 2017 Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival
- On 10 October 2015, she completed the 10-mile Swim the Suck in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- She is an observer with the Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Association.
- She served as the observer for Helen Lin's unprecedented 18-mile solo marathon swim, the N2N2N2 in Massachusetts.
- On 14 December 2014, she completed an Ice Mile in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts in 5.0°C water and 1.9°C air temperature in 30 minutes 18 seconds.
- She became an Ice Ironwoman with completion of the Ironman triathlon in Lake Placid in 2012.
- She participated in the Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont on 23-25 February 2018.
- She took the January photo of Caroline Block in Cayuga Lake, New York for the 2019 Marathon Swimmers Federation calendar.
- On 23 February 2020, she won the 50m freestyle at the 2020 Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont at the age of 34.
- On 16-18 September 2020, she served as an escort crew member for Caroline Block's 52 hour 24 minute two-way crossing of Lake George in New York.
Marathon Swim Stories
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- Dr. Caroline Block Swims Lake George Twice
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- Darran Cusick Becomes An Iron Iceman
- Claudia Müller Is Latest Iron Icewoman
- Erin Churchill Becomes 7th Iron Icewoman
- Extremely Hardened Athletes: Ice Ironmen, Ice Ironwomen
- Nautical Nirvana, Helen Lin's N2N2N
- Cold Water Training Turns Into Cold Water Challenge
- Daina Bouquin Wins Four At Winter Swimming Champs
- Wood Martha Swim Fast At Winter Swimming Champs?
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- International Winter Swimming Association Winter Swimming World Cup
- Open Water Swimming
- United States Winter Swimming Association
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming
- 2.6 Miles Of Cold Water Challenge
- Brad McVetta Crowned Cold Water Classic Champion
- Swimming Among The Lights Of Boston
- Shipp To Shore...After 8 Miles In Boston Light Swim
- The Why's Of Swimming In Really Cold Water
- Paula Yankauskas, Hardened Winter Swimmers Go 4 For 4
- Surfer's Ear With Swimmers
- Out Of The Wood, Into The Ice
- 2016 Kingdom Games
- Kellie Joyce Latimer Emerging In Winter
- Tracking Swimmers Across Your Screen
- Watery Winter Wonderland In The Northeast Kingdom
- 40-somethings In Ice In Memphremagog
- Kellie Joyce International Ice Swimming Association
- Corinna Nolan, A Woman Of Extreme Talents
- Elina Mäkinen Becomes Newest Ice Ironwoman
- Marathon Swimmers Federation 2019 Photo Calendar
- A Year With The Marathon Swimmers Federation