Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)
Month and Year: August 1926
Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay, became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...
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