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David Yudovin, Ocean Pioneer Extraordinaire, Passes Away

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dale Petranech reported that International Swimming Hall of FameHonor Open Water Swimmer David Yudovin unexpectedly passed away from a heart attack. As a major benefactor of the sport, a quiet inspirational icon among channel swimmers and the head and visionary of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Yudovin will be missed by many around the world. “He is …

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Marathon Swimmers Forum Calls For Nominations – 2014 Yudovin Award

In 2012, The Marathon Swimmers Forum started the MSF Global Marathon Swimming Awards with two categories: Solo Swim of the Year  that will honor the single most outstanding marathon swim of the year. The Barra Award  that will honor the most impressive year of marathon swimming, all things considered. In 2013, we added a third category being  the “Service to …

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ISHOF Induction Video

David and Beth Yudovin September 20th, 2014 Scotland  

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David Yudovin Voted In International Swimming Hall Of Fame

        As reported in The Daily News of Open Water Swimming TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 After a lifetime to doing unprecedented swims around the world, David Yudovin (U.S.A.) was selected for enshrinement in a special election by the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) as an Honor Open Water Swimmer. Yudovin is one of the most prolific marathon swimmers in history, known …

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Yudovin Concludes 6-Year Journey In São Tomé, Príncipe

Video courtesy of  TVS – Televisão São-tomense https://www.facebook.com/tvs.st/timeline As reported in The Daily News of Open Water Swimming: David Yudovin Completes Another Marathon 1st On June 22nd, International Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Open Water Swimmer David Yudovin completed the first swim from the island Tinhosa Pequena to Principe Island in the country of São Tomé and Príncipe off the …

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Cambrian crosses an 18-mile wide African strait

June 30, 2013 By Kathe Tanner  Imagine swimming against a swift, turbulent ocean current for more than 11 hours to become the first person to swim across the 18 miles that separate the Cape Verde islands of Maio and Santiago, off the Western coast of Africa. David Yudovin of Cambria — at 62, one of the world’s most prolific channel …

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June 30, 2013 Maio Island to Santiago Island, Africa

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013 David Yudovin Goes 3 For 3 In Cape Verde David Yudovin, an Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and a candidate for inclusion in the International Swimming Hall of Fame, continues to do unprecedented channel crossings around the world in his 60′s. Yesterday, one of the world’s most prolific channel adventurers completed …

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Fogo Island to Brava Island, Cape Verde, Africa

Fogo Island to Brava Island. Cape Verde 2012 View News Video: Fogo-Brava Channel Swim  

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Cape Verde, Africa

Santo Antonio Island to San Vincente Island. Cape Verde 2012 San Antonio to San Vincente Channel Swim View News Video:                          

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North Sumatra, Indonesia

October 20, 2011 Tanah Masa Island to Pini Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia Video of  Telo Island Swim

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