From OpenwaterpediaAquaboomers, a world record-setting Catalina Channel relay record comprised of himself, Dan Leonard, Tracy Edwards, Bill Ireland, Brad Magit and Bruce Thomas who crossed in 8 hours 8 minutes. Fellow SCAQ member Alicia Bentley was one of the kayakers. Their support team included two members of the Mighty Mermaids, Jenny Cook and Christie Plank Ciraulo.
They broke the previous record of the men's 50-59 year age-group of the Swell Guys, initially set on July 8, 2002 from Catalina to the mainland in 10 hours 35 minutes, comprising of Steve Dockstader, Donald van Cleve, Chris Wagner, Bill Kehoe, Warren Haviland and Rich Henry.
Lowe was a member of the six-member HTC Relay team with Tina Neill (captain), Forrest Nelson, Emily Evans, Kent Nicholas, and Mike Mitchell that set a new course record of 25 hours 48 minutes from a swim from San Clemente Island, around the western edge of Catalina Island, to the Southern California mainland at Cabrillo Beach on 25 July 2012. The HTC Relay broke the record of the Swim for Hope relay for the 52 statute mile channel swim.