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3 Provinces Swim

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58-year-old Dr. Marilyn Korzekwa who completed the 3 Provinces Swim

The 3 Provinces Swim is a two-way crossing of the Northumberland Strait in Canada. The 34 km swim in the Northumberland Strait was completed by Dr. Marilyn Korzekwa, a psychiatrist from Hamilton, Canada who swam to the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick in 16 hours 41 minutes in July 2015.

Marilyn Korzekwa[edit]

Dr. Marilyn Korzekwa is a 58-year-old Canadian psychiatrist and mother of three who completed the English Channel in 16 hours 28 minutes in 2011 with Fred Mardle and Kevin Sherman as the Channel Swimming Association pilots. She also completed the Catalina Channel in 2013 and the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 2014 to become the first Canadian to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. The native of Hamilton, Ontario has twice crossed Lake Ontario and is a member of the Half Century Club. She also crossed Lake Simcoe 35 km from Barrie to Orillia in 18 hours 44 minutes with the water was 13ºC for the first 3 hours and a Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 10 hours 2 minutes on 12 July 2014. Korzekwa is also on the board of Solo Swims of Ontario, a recipient of the Cliff Lumsdon Award, and a member of the University of Toronto Sports Hall of Fame.

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