In the June issue of ABA Journal, Courtney Moates Paulk was profiled for her open-water swimming hobby. Paulk is an avid open-water marathon swimmer, and even earned the sport’s Triple Crown in 2013 by traversing the English Channel, the Catalina Channel and the perimeter of Manhattan Island. Last year, she became one of seven people in the world to have crossed the shark-infested waters of Cape Cod Bay, completing the swim in a record-setting 9 hours and 43 minutes. This hobby is not just for her, either. Every swim she has undertaken since 2010 has raised money for charity, which has amounted to over $50,000 in donations for a variety of organizations. Click here to read the full article.
Stephanie A. Hood