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Richard Gardner

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Richard Gardner, nickname Dix, is an American open water swimmer with multiple sclerosis who planned and is completing the Sierra Nevada Open Water 4 MS campaign.

Sierra Nevada Open Water 4 MS[edit]

The Sierra Nevada Open Water 4 MS is a series of high-altitude swims in the Eastern and Western Sierra Nevada mountains in the Western United States:

  • 4 miles across Shaver Lake, Western Sierra Nevada on 16 July 2017 in 2 hours at 5,500 feet in altitude
  • 1.4 miles across June Lake, Eastern Sierra Nevada in October 2017 at 7,400 feet in altitude
  • Lake Mary, Eastern Sierra Nevada in 2017
  • Twin Lakes, Eastern Sierra Nevada in 2018
  • Gull Lake, Eastern Sierra Nevada in 2018
  • Lake Sabrina, Eastern Sierra Nevada in 2018
  • Tenaya Lake, Eastern Sierra Nevada in 2018
  • Lake Edison, 3.5 miles, Western Sierra Nevada in 2018
  • Huntington Lake, 2.2 miles, Western Sierra Nevada in 2018
  • Florence Lake, 2.8 miles, Western Sierra Nevada in 2018
  • Bass Lake, 4.2 miles, Western Sierra Nevada in 2018

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