Jaime Caballero

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Jaime Caballero, the 49th Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming member in history
Jaime Caballero is a marathon swimmer from San Sebastian, Spain who successfully swam across the English Channel in 10 hours 29 minutes in 2007 and completed the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 7 hours 53 minutes in 2010. The Spanish swimmer from San Sebastian will attempt a rare April crossing of the Catalina Island on behalf of Augie’s Quest and ALS research. and became the 52nd swimmer and first Spaniard to successfully complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming with a 9 hour 31 minute crossing on 3 April 2012.

The 37-year-old native of San Sebastian, Spain is swimming to raise money for Augie’s Quest which is named after businessman Augie Nieto who was diagnosed with ALS in 2005. Caballero and Nieto are friends. He also completed the 115 km swim in the Golfo de Vizcaya (Bay of Biscay in 2009 in 26 hours 50 minutes, the Strait of Gibraltar in 2 hours 58 minutes in 2008.

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