Sitka Sound Swimmer Ignores the Cold

Whether you call it “marathon,” “cold water,” or even “naked” swimming, immersing ourselves without any drysuit or wetsuit in the frigid Pacific ocean water is something most Alaskans generally try to avoid. Not the case, though, for visiting cold water swimmer Claudia Rose, who recently completed a challenging swim across Sitka Sound.

Chris Todd, KCAW – Sitka

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