Open Water Swimming Highlights
- She is an observer for the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association.
- She is an observer for the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation.
- She was an observer for the unprecedented record-setting relay called The Deep Enders in 2015 that was nominated for the 2015 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year for its 112.8 km (70.1 mile) relay between San Nicolas Island and the California mainland in 33 hours 37 minutes
- She was an escort kayaker for the 18 hour 4 minute two-way crossing of the Catalina Channel by Abigail Bergman, Rebecca Nevitt, Eliza Cummings, Cathleen Pruden, Gabriela Kovacikova, and Charlotte Samuels on 16 June 2017.
- She finished eighth in the 2016 Naples Island Swim & SUP, a 3-mile circumnavigation swim held in Alamitos Bay in Long Beach, California.
- On 8 October 2016, she completed a 32.3 km crossing of the Catalina Channel from Santa Catalina Island to the Southern California mainland in 11 hours 21 minutes 32 seconds.
- In October 2017, she jumped into the Pacific Ocean to save a swimmer and was awarded the Lifesaving Medal by the Los Angeles Port Police.
- With Dan Simonelli, she co-founded the Open Water Swim Support Training program on 20 March 2021.
Ventura Deep Enders from San Nicholas Island to San Pedro
Courtesy of Lynn Kubasek of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association
The Deep Enders relay swam from San Nicolas Island to San Pedro, California on 12-13 October 2015 on an unprecedented 112.8 km crossing of 33 hours 37 minutes 26 seconds. Coached by Theo Schmeeckle, the team comprised of Zach Jirkovsky, Jim McConica, John Chung, Stacey Warmuth, Tom Ball, and Tamie Stewart. Escort kayakers and support crew included Allen Ball, Jill Ball, Bob Howell, Patty Howell, Pam Jirkowsky and Carol Lacy. The Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association observers were Lynn Kubasek and Jax Cole. The swim was guided by Bottom Scratcher with captain Greg Elliot, Craig and Danny.
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