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Lynne Cox

Lynne Cox is an inspirational/motivational speaker, New York Times Best Selling Author, and World Record Breaking Athlete.  She was the Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year, she was awarded Glamour Magazine’s Woman of the year, honored with the UCSB Award for courage, and she was inducted into the Swimming Hall of Fame.  Breaking all world records for swimming the English Channel, she was also the first person to swim across the Bering Strait (and she swims without a wetsuit). Her efforts open the US – Soviet border for the first time in forty-eight years and President Reagan and President Gorbachev toasted these efforts at the signing of the INF Missile treaty at the White House.

She has been featured on 60 Minutes, Discovery, David Letterman, and profiled in the New Yorker Magazine.  She has written three books published by Knopf: SWIMMING TO ANTARCTICA, GRAYSON, and the recently launched SOUTH WITH THE SUN which appears as a hardcover, ebook, and as an audio book.     [ Click for More ]