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The Do-Over

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The Do-Over by Karlyn Pipes and Tito Morales
Karlyn Pipes is a member of the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) class of 2007

The Do-Over is the autobiography of Karlyn Pipes, one of the greatest swimmers in history, co-written with Tito Morales. The book was recognized by the 2016 Buck Dawson Authors Award given by the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Karlyn Pipes Pool Records and Achievements[edit]

  • 2009, 2008, 2007 & 2004 World Masters Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine
  • To date, Karlyn has set over 208 FINA Masters World Records…more than any swimmer
  • Currently holds 47 FINA Masters World and over 95 United States Masters National records
  • Karlyn’s records stand the test of time spanning THREE age-groups: 35-38, 40-44 and 45-49
  • International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) class of 2007
  • Female Swimmer of the Year 1997, 2002 & 2003 United States Masters Swimming (USMS)
  • Top Ten Masters Swimmer of the Year 1994-1998, 2000, 2002 & 2003
  • NCAA Division II record holder in 200-yard backstroke from 1998 to 2001 with a time of 2:00.54
  • Oldest athlete to set and/or hold an NCAA record
  • Featured in Swimming World May 2004 for “Swimming Tall” backstroke technique photo
  • Featured in 2004 Mar/Apr. Edition of SWIM “Learn from the Masters” backstroke technique
  • Cover of SWIM Magazine three times: April 2005, February 1998 and September 1995
  • Cover of Fitness Swimmer Magazine and backstroke start photo essay, October 1997
  • 417 time USMS All-American (achieved by earning #1 national ranking in an event)
  • 8 USMS Long Distance Records for 35-39 & 40-44 (3,000 yd., 6,000 yd, 5k & 1-hour postal)
  • Set 4 National and 5 State Community College records in 1996-1997
  • San Diego Hall of Champions Amateur Star of the Month 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000 & 2002
  • A USA National Qualifier 1995-2000 and 2004 (placing 10th 200 back in both 1996 and 1998)
  • Has broken a FINA Masters World record in every stroke
  • 8 time NCAA Div. II All-American 1998
  • Ali'I Challenge 10k swim-overall winner with a new course record of 2:09.32, Kona Hawaii 2009
  • Overall Winner-2006 Kukio Blue Water 1.2 mile Swim 2004 & 2006 and overall female winner 2004-2008
  • Top female, 2nd overall & new course record Hapuna RWS 2004-2008 (Hawaii)
  • Top female & new course record for the 1.2 King Swim, July 10th 2004, 2008 (Hawaii)
  • 2004 Maui Channel Swim Overall Winning Team RCP Milers (Hawaii)
  • Overall Winner for the 2004 Cinco De Mayo Splash 1-mile swims at Waikoloa (Hawaii)
  • 2nd female and 12th finisher overall 2003 40-44 Division winner La Jolla Gatorman 3 mile
  • 1st Female 40-44 age group and 2nd overall 2003 USMS National 3k champs, Clemson, SC
  • Overall winner of Coronado Optimist One-mile Cable swim from 1995-2003
  • 1999 5k Open-water USMS National Champion for 35-39 age group, Catalina Island
  • 3-time overall (female) winner of the Gatorman 3-mile at La Jolla 1993, 1994 & 1996
  • Only swimmer to win “Daily-Double” Gatorman3-mile/one mile swim combo 1994 & 1996
  • La Jolla Rough Water One-mile Swim Champion for 30-34 & 35-39 1994-2001
  • Overall (female) winner Coronado 4th of July Rough Water swim from 1993-2001
  • Overall winner & course record holder for Base-to-Base Military Swim from 1994-1998

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