Daisy Murchie was an outstanding American open water swimmer.
Open Water Swimming Career
- On 23 September 1955, she crossed the Catalina Channel from Avalon on Santa Catalina Island to Long Beach on the California mainland in 17 hours 4 minutes at the age of 39.
- On 2 September 1956, she crossed the Catalina Channel from the California mainland to Santa Catalina Island in 15 hours 40 minutes at the age of 40.
- She swam across the Salton Sea a few times as promotion for a neighboring city.
- She swam 23.5 miles around Atlantic City with American professional marathon swimmer Tom Park.
- She trained in Alamitos Bay (Naples Island) in Long Beach, California with Greta Andersen.
- She conceived of the Seal Beach Rough Water Swim in Seal Beach, California in 1954 together with Amy Hiland and Mary Ann Ward.
- Catalina Channel Swimming Federation
- A Celebration Of Catalina Channel Champions
- Swimming Across The Channel On Warm Orange Juice
- The Resurgence Of Catalina Channel Crossings
- History Of The Seal Beach Rough Water Swim
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Marathon Swimming
- Open Water Swimming
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming
- I Got Stung
- Seal Beach Rough Water Swim
- Lynne Cox Surviving And Thriving Over The Test Of Time
- 46th Annual Seal Beach Rough Water Swim
- Chasing Amy, Where Perception And Reality Clash
- Marathon Swimmers Federation bio
- Open Water Swimming Heroes In The 20th Century