Lynne Cox: Endurance Swimmer on New Book, Adventures

December 18, 2011

On this special episode, legendary endurance swimmer Lynne Cox joins us to talk about her new book “South with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery” and how Amundsen’s journey inspired her from an early age. Lynne was the first to swim many of the world’s water ways and we talk about her vast achievements including her swims across the Bering Straight, Straights of Magellan, the Cape of Good Hope and more–incomparable tales of courage, bravery and determination. She shares some¬†open-water swimming tips and advice for our listeners as well. You can read more about Lynne in her autobiography, “Swimming to¬†Antarctica.”

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One Comment

  • Diana says:

    CAN YOU IMAGINE? Swimming across the Bering Strait in 1987 (during the tail end of the Cold War) & having Soviet President Gorbachev toast you 3 months later while he & President Reagan sign the IMF Treaty & open the borders for the first time in 48 years….?

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