Jon Erikson

 

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: long-distance swimmer who was the first of only three people to have ever completed a three-way swim of the English Channel in 1981 in a time of 38 hours and 27 minutes, in which the only other individuals to have completed this feat are Philip Rush in 1987 and Alison Streeter in 1990.

 

 

Cause of Death: Infection

 

Born: 1954

 

Died: July 28, 2014

 

Location: Boca Raton, Florida