Diana Smith's Web Dispatches
5 Great Lakes = 1 Great Swimmer
On Monday August 24th 30-year old teacher and swim coach Paula Stephanson of Ottawa, ON became only the second person to swim all five Great Lakes; the first was Vicki Keith who did it in 1988. Paula completed her 55-K swim of Lake Michigan in 25 hours, 38 minutes.
Pre-Swim Story in the Ottawa Citizen:
Open Water Chicago website - lots of links, including liveblogging updates during the swim, and a video clip of Paula:
Vicki Keith's webpage: