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"Surround Yourself with People Who Believe in You" - Solo Swimmer Kim Chambers

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Broadcast: July 12, 2020 at 4 p.m.

Kim Chambers is only the sixth person ever to complete the Ocean’s Seven challenge... solo. That's seven open water channel swims. Think summiting Mount Everest in a bathing suit x 7... hours upon hours upon hours of swimming in critter-filled, often quite cold water.

Kim is also the first and only woman in the world to solo swim the 30 miles of shark inhabited waters from the Farallon islands to the golden gate of San Francisco.

We spoke about taking risks, jellyfish and body image--as well as how important having a team who believes in you is for "individual" success. 

Produced by: Inflection Point / KALW