Rendy Lynn Opdycke
Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming
Opdycke completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming in a fastest period than anyone else in the history of the sport. Within a 35-day period in July and August 2008, she successfully completed the following swims:
- Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 7:46:32 on 5 July 2008
- English Channel in 10 hours 54 minutes on 27 July 2008
- Catalina Channel in 8:28:21 on 9 August 2008
She is currently a world-class pentathlete competing for USA Pentathlon and training in Colorado Springs, Colorado.