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NEWS Daily Sitka Sentinel SITKA - A 45-year-old San Diego woman performed a rare feat recently, swimming from Kruzof Island to Sitka. Claudia Rose, who runs an engineering firm in San Diego, is believed to have completed the first-ever recorded swim of Sitka Sound.

Woman swims 8 miles without wetsuit in Sitka Sound

San Diego long distance swimmer Claudia Rose enters the water off of Inner Point on Kruzoff Island on Aug. 22 on her way to swimming across Sitka Sound in Sitka. Rose, who runs an engineering firm in San Diego, is believed to have completed the first-ever recorded swim of Sitka Sound.
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San Diego long distance swimmer Claudia Rose enters the water off of Inner Point on Kruzoff Island on Aug. 22 on her way to swimming across Sitka Sound in Sitka. Rose, who runs an engineering firm in San Diego, is believed to have completed the first-ever recorded swim of Sitka Sound.
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