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Swimming to Antarctica
This is the story of Lynne Cox, a swimmer of extraordinary strengths and achievements. She humorously refers to her success as being due to her 36% body fat, which gives her natural bouyancy and protects her internal organs from cooling down. At age 15, she beat the men and women's record for swimming the English Channel. Pretty good for the 'fat' girl in school! She continued to beat records or make new records by swimming in open water where no o...