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Mary Parks

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Mary Parks is an open water swimmer.

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On 1 August 2020, she participated in a 8.6 km memorial swim, the inaugural Christena Disaster 50-year Remembrance Swim in St Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean Sea in a tandem swim with Jane Hansom, Valerie Gregoire, and Geoff Folsom from the site of the Christena disaster to Pinneys Beach on Nevis.

Christena Disaster 50-year Remembrance Swim[edit]

The Christena Disaster 50-year Remembrance Swim was established to honor the victims of the worst maritime disaster in the English-speaking Caribbean Sea. When the MV Christena went down off St Kitts, only 91 of the 320 people on board survived in 1971.

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