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Rachel Golub is an American open water swimmer who specializes in cold water swims and extreme swims. She is an extraordinarily talented multi-instrumentalist (violinist, sitar player and string arranger), vocalist and composer. She combines the intensity and structure of classicism with the freedom and sensuality of improvisation in her compositions.
Extreme Swimming Career
- Golub is a member of CIBBOWS (Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers).
- She is a world record holder for the first two-way crossing of the 3-mile Beagle Channel between Argentina to Chile, together with Patricia Sener, Cristian Vergara in 4°C (38°F) without wetsuits. Golub swam the Beagle Channel in Patagonia with a bikini.
- On 21 January 2009, she crossed the 5 km Strait of Magellan together with Cristian Vergara, Mark Lautman, and Scott Lautman at the age of 32 in 1 hour 53 minutes.
- Rachel Golub Official Website
- Beagle Channel Record Holder
- Rachel Golub Making Music To Our Ears
- Songs From My Soul
- Rare Crossing Of The Strait Of Magellan
- Conquistador Sails Strait Like Magellan
- Men And Women Of The Strait Of Magellan
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Patagonia Swim - Strait of Magellan
- Cold Water Crossings With Patagonia Swim
- Open Water Swimming
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming