From OpenwaterpediaInternational Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1991 as an Honour Swimmer. The graduate from Indiana University was a prominent professional marathon swimmer in the 1980s and coached other marathon swimmers like David Alleva in the 1990s. He won the 1980 24 Heures La Tuque 24-hour Marathon Relay with Paul Asmuth and placed in the top three at the 35.4K (22-mile) Sydney Harbor Marathon Swim, 35.4K (22-mile) Around-the-Island Marathon Swim in Atlantic City, USA, the 32K (20-mile) Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog in 7 hours 11 minutes in 1980 in Canada as well as other marathon swims in Canada (Traversée Internationale du lac St-Jean), Argentina, Egypt (Port Said), and Italy (Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli). He won the 57 km (36-mile) Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe - Coronda river swim in the Coronda River in Argentina in 7 hours 59 minutes in 1987.
Kegley also holds the longest-standing world record in a U.S. Masters Swimming sanctioned open water swim, the 2-mile Chris Greene Lake Swim in Virginia. He is currently a professional photographer in Washington D.C., specializing in Educational, Corporate, Editorial and Travel photography, and married to Lindsay Moran, an author and speaker.
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