Episode 58: Swimming in the Deep with Edie Markovich

Episode 58: Swimming in the Deep with Edie Markovich
Hawaii News Now anchor Stephanie Lum and her two best friends, Noli Kazama and Brooke Kane, host the 'Muthaship,' a weekly podcast on parenthood and friendship. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Meet Edie Markovich, the California teen who just became the youngest person ever to swim across the treacherous Kaiwi Channel!

She finished in 14 hours and 27 minutes despite a slightly scary encounter at the start and strong currents along the way. So how did she go from Molokai to Oahu in record time ― and what kept her going?

Listen in as Edie describes her grueling but rewarding open ocean challenge and offers tips to those looking to boost their swimming endurance. 

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