Marathon Swimmer Fails To Complete Cuba-u.s. Journey

KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - Marathon swimmer Penny Palfrey failed on Sunday in her attempt to complete a record breaking 103-mile swim from Cuba to the United States without a shark cage.

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  • Marathon swimmer fails to complete Cuba-U.S. journey
    Chris Palfrey, a long-distance swimmer himself, said the tricky currents were all that blocked his wife's bid to become the first marathoner to make the solo crossing through the treacherous Florida Straits without a shark cage. Such swims are referred to ...
    07/1/2012 - 2:57 pm | View Link
  • Marathon swimmer fails to complete Cuba-U.S. journey
    Chris Palfrey, a long-distance swimmer himself, said the tricky currents were all that blocked his wife's bid to become the first marathoner to make the solo crossing through the treacherous Florida Straits without a shark cage. Such swims are referred to ...
    07/1/2012 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Marathon swimmer fails to complete Cuba-U.S. journey
    Palfrey, a 49-year-old grandmother, was plucked from the waters of the Florida Straits at about midnight after setting out from Havana on Friday and swimming for more than 40 hours, Andrea Woodburn, a member of Palfrey's logistical support crew said in an ...
    07/1/2012 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • UPDATE 3-Marathon swimmer fails to complete Cuba-U.S. journey
    103-mile (166-km) swim from Cuba to the United States, was bested by mighty Gulf Stream currents, her husband said. Chris Palfrey, a long-distance swimmer himself, said the tricky currents were all that blocked his wife's bid to become the first marathoner ...
    06/30/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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