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Seaver Claims First in Pennock Island Challenge
Photo by Carl Thompson


August 29, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - World class champion Sean Seaver took first place in the 8-mile Pennock Island Challenge Sunday. Claiming second was Olympian class Klete Keller.

jpg world class champion Sean Seaver

World class champion Sean Seaver (next to yellow kayak)
and Olympian-class Klete Keller (swimming next to blue kayak).
Photograph by Carl Thompson ©2005

Twenty-four swimmers participated in the Pennock Swim Challenge which was the first swim event of its kind in Southeast Alaska.

Gretchen Klein and Willie Schultz were the organizers of this fundraising event for Team Diabetes. According to Klein, close to $15,000 has been raised in Ketchikan this year.



Related story:

Pennock Island's Eight-mile Challenge


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