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Century swimmers

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Theodore Yach on the cover of the April 2016 issue of Open Water Swimming Magazine

noun - A century swimmer is an open water swimmer who has completed 100 specific open water swims in the same venue, event or crossing.

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Theodore Yach is a century swimmer for having swum 100 times to and from Robben Island.

Century Swimmers[edit]

Century swimmers include Theodore Yach to and from Robben Island in South Africa, Gary Emich and Steven Hurwitz to and from Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, Lucky Meisenheimer M.D. in Lake Cane in Orlando, Florida. Others who are close to reaching 100 open water swims in a specific venue include Kathie Hewko across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Bay (92 crossings), and Bill Welzien in the Swim Around Key West, Florida (76 circumnavigations).

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Steven Munatones

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