For someone who says she hates cold water, Colorado Springs police officer Kathrin Benoit can't seem to stay out of it.
And she's making a name for herself because of it.
Last year, she swam through frigid, rushing flood waters and braved hypothermia in ice and slush to save the lives of stranded motorists. In the past three years, she successfully swam across the near-freezing waters of the English Channel, the Catalina Channel and the Molokai Channel, in an ongoing attempt to become the fifth person in the world to complete the Oceans Seven Ultra Swimming challenge.
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