Steve Wozniak

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Steve Wozniak was an American open water swimmer who was inducted as an Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1979. Wozniak enjoyed a 50-year marathon swimming career. In 1937, he won the USA National five-mile championship. In 1957, he won the five- and ten-mile events at the Canadian National Exposition, the 54 km (32-mile) Nile River Swim in 1956, and participated in the 88 km (55-mile) Parana River swim in Argentina in 1961. He finished third in several 36 km (22.5-mile) Around-the-Island Marathon Swims in Atlantic City, USA. He died at the age of 71 in 1987 while planning for his final English Channel attempt. He swam 9 miles around Buffalo harbor with his legs tied when he was the age of 71. He was a cement truck driver by profession.

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