I am linking to this story at Apres Cruzatte not because I get quoted but rather it's a kick ass piece about a kid who swam from Anacapa island to Oxnard, California. What makes it so good is how thorough it is and even provides links such as this coastal map to show you the context of the swim: [Link]
Here is a snippet:
"... On September 28 of this year, Kaustubh Vemuri, a 10-year-old from Pune, India, swam from Anacapa Island to Oxnard (in California), becoming the youngest person to cross the Santa Barbara Channel. It was not his first major swim; among other feats, he completed a 72 km swim in India when only eight. ..."
This photo was taken by analog_chainsaw at Flickr.com. Here is a direct link to the photo: [Link]