Carol Lee Heltzel
From Openwaterpediaopen water swimmer and coach. She completed two channels of the Oceans Seven: the Catalina Channel and the English Channel. She was the first female swimmer, finishing in 9 hours 28 minutes as she represented the United States at the USA Long Distance International Championships in the Catalina Channel
She also founded the Hawaiian Channel Swim Association in 1984.
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.