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Karen Schmidt

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Participants of the 2013 Kaiwi Channel Swim on Sandy Beach with event directors Jeff Kozlovich and Steve Haumschild. Photo courtesy of Kaia Hedlund
Start on Kepuhi Beach of the inaugural Kaiwi Channel Swim on Molokai Island in Hawaii

Karen Schmidt is an American pool and open water swimmer who participated in the inaugural 28-mile (45 km) Kaiwi Channel Swim, an island-to-island channel crossing between Molokai and Oahu in Hawaii and the 15.1-mile Cape Circumnavigation Challenge marathon swim around Cape May, New Jersey.

Participants in the 2013 Kaiwi Channel Swim

The Youngsters in 9 hours 56 minutes

The Veterans in 9 hours 53 minutes escorted by Michael Twigg-Smith

Kaiwi Channel Swim Video


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