Six local women partnered with A2A3 break record for English Channel swim

July 28, 2012

On July 27, Amanda Mercer, Jenny Sutton Jalet, Melissa Karjala, Susan Butcher and Bethany Williston teamed up to establish a new world record time for a two-way swim of the English Channel — 18 hours and 55 minutes. Partnering with [Ann Arbor Active Against ALS](, the organization founded in honor of Bob Schoeni, they swam to raise money for ALS research.