First to snorkel across the Arctic Circle
Last updated: May 8, 2018 at 1:20 am
The 10 female members of the Sedna Epic Expedition crossed the Arctic Circle on snorkel 20 km (12.5 miles) off the coast of Greenland on July 23, 2014. The members of Team Sedna (2014) were Susan R. Eaton (leader) (Canada), Jill Heinerth (Canada), Becky Kagan Schott (USA), Caroline Bain (Canada), Charlene Barker (Canada), Francoise Gervais (Canada), Ruby Banwait (Canada), Erika Bergman (USA), Emily Dowding-Smith (New Zealand) and Renata Rojas (Mexico). The Sedna Epic Expedition also set a record for the longest snorkel relay in the Arctic Ocean.
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