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Lelané Rossouw-Bancroft
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Lelané Rossouw-Bancroft
Country Ambassador
United States
Newark
United States
United States
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United States
IISA ID: 22
Gender: Female
Ice Miles: 1
ICE 7s: 1
About Lelané Rossouw-Bancroft
Lanie is originally from Jeffreys Bay, South Africa she now resides in the USA. Growing up surfing and swimming in the Indian Ocean she started long distance open water swimming in 2007 in Cape Town, South Africa. Since then she has successfully completed many international solo swims and events, including the 5.5 mile Robben Island Swim, 8.2 mile Pennock Island Challenge Swim, 4.4 mile Great Chesapeake Bay Bridge Swim and the 10 mile Kingdom Swim. In September 2011, Lanie became the first woman and person to swim solo across the Delaware Bay wearing only a swimsuit. She is also a certified Ice Swimmer having completed a one mile swim in water temperature of 36’F wearing only a swimsuit, cap and goggles to raise money for an Autism service dog for a friend’s autistic son.
Lanie has been a swim coach for the Wahoos & swim lesson instructor at the Western YMCA since 2013. When she’s not swimming or coaching she loves to hang out with her husband, kitty cat, friends and bake yummy cakes!

Ice Miles

  Swim
Date
Swim
Location
Water
Temp
Wind
Chill
Swim
Dist.
Swim
Time
Water
Conditions
Air
Temp
Wind
Speed
Support  
1 15 Jan 2012 Harbour, Avalon, NJ, USA 3.30°C 0.00°C 1.12mi 0:35:12 Open Water (Harbour) - - Boat view

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