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Morgan Empey

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Morgan Empey is an American open water swimmer from California.

Team Augie[edit]

Empey is a member of Team Augie consisting of Lisa Nordholm, John Stevens, Julian Rusinek, Empey, Vanessa Mesia and Mike Lane. Team Augie was a 6-person relay team that completed a crossing of the Anacapa Channel on 14 October 2012 in 7 hours 15 minutes. They swam together with 2 other relay teams: Team Coto consisting of Michael Trudeau, Tanya MacLean, Jeff Conrad, Ben Putman, Lynn Kubasek, Cherie Edborg and Team Jessie consisting of Howard Burns, Charlie Christensen, Marc Horwitz, Mike Kendall, Alan Baumgardner and Corey Tabor. All 3 teams were escorted by the boat New Blue Fin.

Anacapa Island[edit]

Anacapa Island is a small volcanic island located about 11 miles (18 km) off the coast of Port Hueneme, California, in the United States. Anacapa Island is composed of a series of narrow islets 6 miles (10 km) miles long, running in a mostly east-west orientation, 5 miles (8 km) east of Santa Cruz Island. Anacapa is part of the Channel Islands archipelago and is part of the Channel Islands National Park. It is the smallest of the northern islands.

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