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Roy Webster

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Roy Webster was an orchard owner and namesake of the Roy Webster Columbia River Cross-Channel Swim, a popular 1.1-mile (1.77 km) event in Oregon that is one of the World's Top 100 River Swims. He was the first person to swim across the Columbia River in 1943.

Roy Webster Cross-Channel Swim[edit]

1.1 miles (1.77 km)


Venue River


City Columbia River to Hood River

State Oregon

Country USA

Region Americas


Name Kerry Cobb

E-mail Jessica Franklin

Telephone Hood River County Chamber of Commerce at (541) 386-2000

Website Official Website

Event Information[edit]

Event Date 3 September 2012

Class Amateur

Wetsuit Yes

Charity Yes

Relay No


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