Michelle Macy

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Michelle Macy
Michelle Macy is an accomplished marathon swimmer who began swimming at a young age and was a competitive swimmer through college. She created the Still Water Eight and crossed the English Channel in 10 hours 2 minutes in September 2007 and was the fastest American swimming under a Channel Swimming Association sanction. She is a member of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and a lifetime member of the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation. She completed the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 2008 in 7 hours 55 minutes.

She is on track to complete the Oceans Seven and complete all seven of the world's major channels: English Channel, Catalina Channel, North Channel, Strait of Gibraltar, Cook Strait, Molokai Channel and the Tsugaru Channel.

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Open Water Swim Experience

2006

Lake Minnetonka Challenge (5 miles) – Minnetonka, Minnesota
Pennock Island Challenge (8.2 miles) – Ketchikan, Alaska

2007

Alcatraz Sharkfest Swim (1.5 miles) – San Francisco, California
Pennock Island Challenge (8.2 miles) – Ketchikan, Alaska
English Channel (21 miles) – Dover, England

2008

Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (28.5 miles) – New York City, New York
Boston Light Swim (8 miles) – Boston, Masschusetts
Pennock Island Challenge (8.2 miles) – Ketchikan, Alaska
Alcatraz Challenge (2 miles) – San Francisco, California
Catalina Channel (21 miles) – San Pedro, California

2009

Lake Taupo Triple Relay Crossing (120k) – Taupo, New Zealand
English Channel (21 miles) – Dover, England
Pennock Island Challenge (8.2 miles) – Ketchikan, Alaska
Monterey Bay Relay swim (25 miles) – Santa Cruz, California

2010

Cook Strait (19 miles) – Wellington, New Zealand
Clarence Strait (14.5 miles) – Ketchikan, Alaska
Portland Bridge Swim (11 miles) – Portland, Oregon
Pennock Island Challenge (8.2 miles) – Ketchikan, Alaska
Monterey Bay Relay swim (25 miles) – Santa Cruz, California
Kaieiewaho Channel Relay (72 miles) – Oahu to Kauai, Hawaii

2011

EPIC 5 Challenge, 5 Ironmans, 5 Days, 5 Hawaiian Islands – Team Nike Relay, Hawaii
Strait of Gibraltar (9-12 miles) – Tarifa, Spain
PDX Bridge Swim (11 miles) – Portland, Oregon
Pennock Island Challenge (8.2 miles) – Ketchikan, Alaska
Karen Gaffney Columbia River Swim and Cruise for Kids (6 miles) – Portland, Oregon
Molokai Channel (26 miles) - from Molokai Island to Oahu Island, Hawaii

2012

Tsugaru Channel (38 km) - Honshu to Hokkaido, Japan

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