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BIO

Jamie Patrick is an endurance athlete and adventure swimmer. He has completed 15 Ironman triathlons, 2 Ultraman World Championships, a triple Ironman and hundreds of other events. Patrick has also completed both a single crossing wetsuit swim across Lake Tahoe, and a double crossing wetsuit swim. In the summer of 2011, he swam 111 miles swim down the Sacramento River – this swim was current assisted and wetsuit aided. This amazing adventure was 31 hours of non-stop swimming. His most recent swim was in April of 2012 when he swam from Spain to Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2012 Strait of Gibraltar – Spain to Africa – Marathon Swim -11 miles
2011 111 Mile Swim Down the Sacramento River
2010 Double Crossing Swim – Lake Tahoe – 44 mile
2009 Ultraman World Championship 6.2 mile swim, 260 mile bike, 52.4 mile run – 17th
TOP ARTICLES
The Back Story of TGLS

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Jamie Patrick: Help Make History

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JAMIE PATRICK: OPEN WATER SWIMMING WORLD RECORD PERFORMANCE

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The Huffington Post: Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick

Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick By: Jaimal Yogis, Huffington Post On Friday, August 31, at 6 a.m., ultra swimmer Jamie Patrick will begin his attempt to become the first human to ever swim around the perimeter of Lake Tahoe. Though he'll be wearing a wetsuit, the 68-mile swim will be one of the ...

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Water Torture: Extreme Swimmer Jamie Patrick

Endurance athletes usually make light of the pain involved in long distance running, cycling, and swimming events. In fact, many competitors engage in a friendly competition to see who can be more gross and outrageous about it: "Both feet were bleeding during my last marathon. My socks looked like wound dressings!"

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