Gertrude Caroline Ederle (October 23, 1905 – November 30, 2003) was an
American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-
holder in five events. On 6 August 1926, she beca...
On this day in History, Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim English
Channel on Aug 06, 1926. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Nov 18, 2014 ... Historical footage of Trudy's Ederle's Channel swim. The song Blackbird was a hit
the same year. As it is with many open water ultra endurance ...
Dec 1, 2003 ... Gertrude Ederle, who was the toast of America and Europe in 1926 when she
became the first woman to swim the English Channel, died ...
Dec 1, 2003 ... Gertrude Ederle, who became first woman to swim across English Channel in
1926, dies at age 98; photos (M)
On August 6, 1926, 19-year-old Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim
the 21 miles across the English Channel in 14 hours and 31 minutes—nearly 2 ...
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Aug 1, 2011 ... ... out to channel. SL of Miss Ederle and Ishak Ealny, Egyptian swim... ... Gertrude
Ederle swims the English Channel 1926. historycomestolife.
In her second attempt to swim across the English Channel, Gertrude Ederle
began at 7:08 a.m. at Cape Gris-Nez in France. When she emerged on the
First woman to swim the English Channel and one of the best-known American
sports personages of the 1920s. Ederle early became an avid swimmer. She was