Pete Colbert

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Pete Colbert is raising funds for Gold Star Teen Adventures and is a part of the Gold Star Teen Adventure 50 KM Freedom Swim Team. Starting on 10 November and ending on 11 November 2013 (Veterans Day), he and seven other swimmers will swim a 24-hour charity swim relay with the goal of swimming at least 50 km (31.68 miles) in 24 hours. Each swimmer will swim a minimum of four miles.

Colbert has served in the United States Army for over two years now. His assignments have included Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Pete is a native of Huntersville, North Carolina and has been swimming competitively for over 19 years. He has competed at all levels of competition from summer league to US Nationals and was a four-year varsity swimmer for the United States Military Academy at West Point prior to joining the Army. Pete is honored to partake in an opportunity to give back to the families of service members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.


50KM Freedom Swim for Gold Star Teen Adventures

50KM Freedom Swim for Gold Star Teen Adventures is a 50 km (31.68 mile) charity swim by 8 American open water swimmers in Islamorada, Florida. The charity swim relay will start on 10 November and end 11 November 2013 with the goal of swimming at least 50 km and each swimmer swimming a minimum of 4 miles off of the Florida Keys. Gold Star Teen Adventures provides adventure camps to the surviving youth of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The vision is to enable healing, foster enduring relationships, and develop character and leadership skills.

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