The American was already a world record holder and had a gold medal from the Paris Olympics in 1924 when she became the first woman to swim the English Channel in August 1926.
In 1926, the American Gertrude Ederle
(pictured) became first woman to swim the Channel - her time was 14 hours and 34 minutes.
Financial professionals Pete Mattoon, Tony Abbiati and Doug Ederle
founded SCS in 2002.
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and Villaggio della Pace Vicenza Italy
The Roaring '20s in the United States gave us jazz, speakeasies, flappers, Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney, the Model A, Red Grange, radio broadcasting, Gertrude Ederle
swimming the English Channel, and Lucky Lindy soloing the Atlantic.
, who's daughter, Chloe, is in a similar situation, added: "It would cause so much problems now if we followed what the council wants us to do and move them to Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern.
1919: Gertrude Ederle
became the youngest world-record holder in any sport when, at 12 years and 298 days, she set a new best in the 880 yards freestyle in Indianapolis.
ON THIS DAY 1919: Gertrude Ederle
became the youngest world-record holder in any sport at the age of 12 years and 298 days in the 880 yards freestyle in Indianapolis.
The US atomic AMERICAN swimmer Gertrude Ederle
became the first woman to swim the English Channel.
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J, Bonati LH, Dobson J, Featherstone RL, Gaines PA,Beard JD, et al.
Meanwhile, 18-year-old American swimmer Gertrude Ederle
became the first woman to successfully swim the English Channel from France to England and set a new world record of 14 hours and 31 minutes.