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Paralympic swimmer makes splash with walking efforts

Paralympic swimmer makes splash with walking efforts

CARLSBAD — After another 3-hour work out, Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen was hoisted off of a work out table and strapped tightly into a black walker. The 19-year-old was held in a standing position by the massive device, and her hot pink wheelchair was left aside.

Cardiff man’s swimming streak reaches 1,000

Cardiff man’s swimming streak reaches 1,000

ENCINITAS — The water temperature read 60 degrees midday Wednesday when 54-year-old Blane Adessa took to the water, marking an unusual, if not impressive streak — his thousandth consecutive swim.