Thank you for checking out my site! My name is Paige Christie and I am a U.S. Marathon Swimmer. I am sponsored by GRRRL Clothing, BRL Sports Nutrition, Knuckleheads Apparel, Vermont Peanut Butter and VOMAX.
In 2015, I was the co-captain of the Smith College Swimming and Diving Team and Smith College 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year. On August 24th 2014, I successfully completed a solo crossing of the English Channel in 12 hours and 55 minutes. I was one of less than 100 American women to ever accomplish this feat. On July 2nd, 2016 I swam the world’s longest marathon swim, 120 miles of the Hudson River, in an event called 8 Bridges. I was the 6th and youngest person ever to ever accomplish this daunting feat (first in my home state of MA). I have been swimming competitively (USA swimming year round) on a club team called Crimson Aquatics Boston since I was 7 years old (16 years!), was nationally ranked, and have always thrived on distance events. I have been featured in the Boston Globe, Swimming World Magazine, USA Swimming SwimSwam, the Eagle Tribune, YouTube and various other news outlets.
I am currently a law student and reside in Southern California. I am still active in the marathon swimming world serving as coach and swimmer-support during marathon swims. I’m a Red Cross CPR and Lifeguard Certified Swim Lesson Instructor (from ages 1 yr to adults who want to learn to swim), and coach triathletes and USA competitive swimmers during one-on-one technique training sessions.
Thank you for checking out my blog, and thank you to my family and friends for the love and support!
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