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Course taken by Forrest Nelson, Becky Jackman-Beeler, Mike Mitchell, Kent Nicholas, Emily Evans, and Tina Neill were members of Team FTD that completed a 6-way crossing of the Catalina Channel that was captained by John Pittman aboard the Outrider, ratified by the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation and Carol Sing, Donald Van Cleve, and Adam Moine who served as official observers. Source: Marathon Swimmers Forum by Evan Morrison
noun - Observer is an authorized individual from a governing organization who confirms that the open water swimmer or swimmers on an open water swimming relay confirm to the rules and regulations of the governing organization. The observer is primarily responsible for adjudicating the solo swim or relay, and for completing, submitting, and authorizing an official Observer Report.

The Observer signed off on the report that the swimmer completed the swim in 10 hours 1 minutes.

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