The Southern California Eight

Posted by Scott Zornig, 2 December 2014

socal 8 The Southern California Eight consists of solo swims following traditional marathon swimming rules from all eight of the California Channel Islands. These islands are governed by two marathon swimming organizations; the CCSF is responsible for swims from Catalina Island while the SBCSA is responsible for 7 Channel Islands.

Penny Palfrey is the only person to have had successful solo to mainland swims from 4 different islands. Dave Yudovin, Jim McConica and Tina Neill have completed solo swims off of 3 different Channel Islands. Penny also has an inter-island solo on her California Channel Island resume.


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