The secret of success: Lessons from a long distance swimmer
It was in the July of 1987 that a young long distance swimmer by the name Lynne Cox set out to swim the Bering Strait; a channel that bridges the US and the Soviet Union. It was at the middle of the cold war and tension was rife between the two countries.
Lynne hopes her swim will generate goodwill and peace between the soviets and the American people. She believes that by symbolically bridging the distance between the US and the Soviet Union, she can give their people a chance at becoming friends. (more…)