Thursday, October 2, 2008

The Big Swim Donation

THE 55 BIG SWIM relay swimmers donated US$27,000 to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation as a result of their recent 26-mile crossing of the Santa Barbara Channel.

After enjoying the channel crossing, the team members donated an incredible average of US$490 per swimmer to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. Daniel Belding kicked off the efforts by raising $9,100.

The annual event was captured in a documentary called THE BIG SWIM filmed and produced by the Ocean Channel.

Photo shows the 2008 relay members of THE BIG SWIM.

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