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Peter Urrea

Hometown: San Francisco, California
Gender: Male
Swim Coaches: Bob West
Swim Teams: La Jolla Swim Club

About Peter

Swimming highlights:
English Channel Dover to Calais Solo: Aug 1996: 14h 36m
Catalina Channel Solo: Aug 1997: 21 miles: 13h 40m
Irish Sea Relay Record Portpatrick to Belfast (1st Time Scotland to Ireland): Aug 1998: 25 miles; 13h 07m
Maui Channel Solo: Aug 1995: 12 miles: 7.5h
Juan de Fuca Straits Solo Swim Attempt: Failed due to very close killer whale pod touching and interference: June 1999 14 Miles
Manhattan Island Maraton Swim: 1991/1998: 9h each swim
San Francisco Bay Swim (Dolphin Club Longest Continuous Swim Record): Aug 1999: 12h 15 min
San Francisco Bay (Dolphin Club Record Most Miles in 90 days in SF Bay): June-Aug 1999: 425 miles
Seal Beach Solos: 12 miles: 3 times, roughly 7h each time
Catalina Channel “Double" Crossing Relay: Aug 1993; 42 miles: 25h
Catalina Channel Winter Relay Record: Jan 1994, 12h
Around Catalina Island Relay: 60+miles Aug 1995; 27h
Around Coronado Island Race 11 miles Aug 1993-96; 3 times ~6 hours each race
Alcatraz Race Swims: 6 times: 40-48 minutes; 1985-1999
Masters National Open Water Championship Catalina Island 8.5 miles, 5.5h, 2nd Place

Swim Enrollments - No Swim Enrollment records to display.

Swim History

Swim History (Non-NYCSWIM Events)

EventDateTimeDistPlaceStatusCertLocationType
Strait of Gibraltar08/25/064:50:2214.4 KSApprovedTarifaOWS
Catalina Channel08/11/9713:24:5420 MSApprovedSan PedroOWS

Volunteer Enrollments - No Volunteer Enrollment records to display.

Volunteer History - No Volunteer History records to display.

Articles and Press Releases

ArticlesDateTypePublicationAuthorText
Chill Seekers02/04/00ArticleThe San Diego Union-TribuneDon NorcrossHerb Johnson's teeth are chattering. Not an occasional quiver. More like a machine gun's rat-tat-tat
Cal Living: Swimmers Brave Cold Water without Wet Suits02/23/00ArticleAssociated PressDon NorcrossHerb Johnson's teeth are chattering. Not an occasional quiver. More like a machine gun's rat-tat-tat
Orange County on the Go, Feeling the Sting09/30/99ArticleLos Angeles TimesMartin BeckIt was a beautiful but horrifying sight: huge jellyfish hovering about eight feet below the surface
1998 MANHATTAN ISLAND MARATHON SWIMMER COMPETITORS REPRESENT INTERNATIONAL FIELD06/22/98Press Release  NEW YORK, N.Y., June 22, 1998 -- There will truly be an international flavor to the 17th annual Man
MEET THE 1998 MANHATTAN MARATHON SWIM COMPETITORS07/02/98Press Release  The 22 individual and 30 relay team swimmers in the July 11 MIMS represent a broad age range (from 1
AUSTRALIA’S SHELLEY TAYLOR-SMITH WINS ANNUAL MANHATTAN ISLAND MARATHON SWIM FOR RECORD 5TH TIME07/11/98Press Release  NEW YORK, N.Y., July 11, 1998 - Shelley Taylor-Smith, a 36-year-old motivational speaker from Sydney
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