E12 P1 : Lynne Cox

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This week, Rick welcomes the legendary Lynne Cox, who is internationally famous for swimming the world’s most difficult waterways without a wetsuit. In part one, Lynne talks about how she fell in love with swimming, and what inspired her to be the first person to swim between the United States and the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War.

About Lynne Cox: Lynne was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Los Alamitos, California. She set open-water swimming records all over the world, swimming without a wet suit. She was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Her articles have appeared in many publications, among them The New Yorker, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times Magazine. Cox lives in Long Beach, California.