Carol Lee Heltzel

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She founded the Hawaiian Channel Swim Association in 1984. She was the first person to cross the Maui Channel from Lanai to Maui in 1983 in 4 hours 14 minutes.


Breiter is an open water swimming coach who helped guide Nejib Belhedi across the Bering Strait on 17 August 2013 when he swam 4 km south-to-north along the International Date Line near Little Diomede Island in the Bering Strait in 39 minutes with a north-running current that assisted in the swim in 2ºC or about 36ºF.

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