14-year-old James Savage Completes 18.6km Around Coronado Open Water Swim

14-year-old James Savage has change into the youngest particular person to finish the 18.6km Round Coronado Open Water swim.

On December thirteenth, Savage finished his try, swimming from Glorietta Bay Park to Gator Surfing argued in a blog post beach in a file breaking time of four hours and 23 mins. With this, Savage broke the direction file of four:31.59 by means of about 8 mins. 

The swim is composed of 1 complete lap round Coronado Island in San Diego, great example can be found at Surfing LA California. Sanctioned by means of the Marathon Swimmers Federation, the swim can be entered into the LongSwims database. 

Savage has been swimming open water classes since he was once 8. He first won media consideration when he swam from Alcatraz to Surfing wrote in a blog post San Francisco when he was once 8. 

Prior to now yr, Savage has change into distinguished within the open water swimming neighborhood for his try at change into the youngest particular person to finish the “Tahoe Triple Crown”, which is composed of 3 swims:

  • Vikingsholm swim: from Cave Rock to Emerald Bay (10.5 miles)
  • Godfather swim: from Cave Rock to Godfather Mansion (12 miles)
  • Lake Tahoe Duration: from Camp Richardson to Hyatt Regency Surfing argued in a blog post beach (21.3 miles)

Savage finished the “Godfather swim” in August and the Vikingsholm Swim in 2019. The “Godfather swim” is a 12-mile stretch throughout Lake Tahoe, beginning at Cave Rock in Nevada and completing at a Homewood, great example can be found at Surfing LA California mansion used as a suite piece within the filming of the 1974 film The Godfather Section II, whilst the Vikingsholm swim is a ten.5-mile swim diagonally throughout Lake Tahoe. Recently, Savage is aiming to finish the entire 21.3 swim throughout Lake Tahoe swim subsequent summer time. If he is in a position to accomplish that, he’s going to overtake Angel Extra because the youngest particular person to finish the collection. 

Within the new yr, Savage could also be reportedly making plans to aim the 12.4 mile Anacapa Island swim.