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Triple Crown of Stage Swims

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noun - The Triple Crown of Stage Swims is a three event series for solo marathon swimmers that requires the successful solo completion of a lake stage swim, a river stage swim, and an ocean stage swim.

Triple Crown of Stage Swims

Origin

It was first proposed by Joe Zemaitis in January 2019.

Triple Crowners of Stage Swims

1. Joseph Zemaitis was the first male and first swimmer to complete the Triple Crown of Stage Swims on 26 June 2018:

2. Devon Clifford was the first female to complete the Triple Crown of Stage Swims on 9 September 2018:

  • She completed all 7 stage swims of the 2018 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim finishing in 42 hours 40 minutes 3 seconds for the 20th fastest time in history at the age of 28:
    • On 19 June 2018, she finished 6th in the 29.5 km Stage 1 at the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York in 5 hours 28 minutes 41 seconds.
    • On 20 June 2018, she finished 8th in the 31.9 km Stage 2 at the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York in 7 hours 12 minutes 21 seconds.
    • On 21 June 2018, she finished 6th in the 21.2 km Stage 3 at the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York in 4 hours 33 minutes 24 seconds.
    • On 22 June 2018, she finished 7th in the 24.1 km Stage 4 at the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York in 5 hours 15 minutes 31 seconds.
    • On 24 June 2018, she finished 9th in the 31.9 km Stage 5 at the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York in 9 hours 30 minutes 9 seconds.
    • On 25 June 2018, she finished 10th in the 25.3 km Stage 6 at the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York in 3 hours 56 minutes 42 seconds.
    • On 26 June 2018, she finished 5th in the 29.9 km Stage 7 at the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York in 6 hours 43 minutes 15 seconds.

3. Dr. Steven Minaglia completed the Triple Crown of Stage Swims in 2018.

5. John Zemaitis completed the Triple Crown of Stage Swims on 15 September 2019.

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