Rachel Golub

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Rachel Golub
Beagle Channel and the Strait of Magellan crossed by Ryan Stramrood (South Africa), Kieron Palframan (South Africa), Toks Viviers (South Africa), Andrew Chin (South Africa), Pedro Ordenes (Chile), Randy Perkins (USA), Rachel Golub (USA), Cristian Vergara (USA/Chile), Scott Lautman (USA), Mark Lautman (USA) [wetsuit], Rafal Ziobro (Poland), and Gustavo Oriozabala (Argentina)
Rachel Golub is an American open water swimmer who specializes in cold water swims and extreme swims.

Extreme Swimming Career

Golub is a member of CIBBOWS (Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers) and a world record holder for the first two-way crossing of the 3-mile Beagle Channel between Argentina to Chile, together with Patricia Sener, Cristian Vergara in 4°C (38°F) without wetsuits. She also crossed the Strait of Magellan in 2009 together with Cristian Vergara, Mark Lautman, and Scott Lautman. Golub swam the Beagle Channel in Patagonia with a bikini.

Professional Career

She is also an extraordinarily talented multi-instrumentalist (violinist, sitar player and string arranger), vocalist and composer. She combines the intensity and structure of classicism with the freedom and sensuality of improvisation in her compositions.

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