Ted Erikson with official observer.
Black and white photograph of Ted Erikson U.S.A. 1964, Time 12hrs 35mins. this was a two way attempt for which he swam for 23 hrs but was defeated by the cold weather conditions.Pilots, Winters and Liddon. 1965, two way 30 hrs 03 min” New World record. It was his third attempt that year.
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