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- CSUB Alum Shares "Do-Over" Journey To Hall of Fame
- Karlyn Pipes Inducted Into ISHOF Class Of 2015
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Karlyn Pipes
World Class Swimmer
World Class Swim Technique

Karlyn Pipes is a Hall of Fame swimmer that loves to swim fast, but loves to help others swim fast even more. Karlyn offers Faster Freestyle swim camps and swim technique workshops worldwide, and private swim instruction in her Endless Pool Kona, Hawaii. For more information, please visit www.karlynpipes.com.

Pool Records and Achievements
  • International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) inductee class of 2015
  • International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) inductee class of 2007
  • Voted TOP TEN Masters swimmer of All-Time by Swimming World Magazine
  • Has broken over 200 FINA Masters world records to date
  • Karlyn is a versatile swimmer setting WR in every stroke and every distance
  • 332 U.S. Masters national records to date
  • Bronze medalist at the 2013 ITU World Aquathlon (1k swim, 5k run) Championships, London, UK
  • Three-time 50-54 age-group winner at Lavaman Waikoloa Olympic Distance Triathlon 2013/14/15
  • 2nd female overall at the Hilo Olympic distance triathlon 2014
  • 2012 World Masters Swimmer of the Year voted by Swimming World Magazine
  • 2012 USAT Aquathon (1.5k swim, 10k run) National Champion
  • 2009, 2008, 2007 & 2004 World Masters Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine
  • Currently holds 43 FINA Masters World and 87 United States Masters National records
  • USMS stats http://www.usms.org/people/02BPY (LIVE LINK)
  • 611 time USMS All-American achieved by earning #1 national ranking in an event
  • Named USMS All-Star 18 times achieved by earning the most #1 rankings
  • Karlyn�s records stand the test of time spanning FOUR age-groups: 35-39, 40-44, 45-49 and 50-54
  • Female USMS Swimmer of the Year 1997, 2002 & 2003
  • Top Ten Masters Swimmer of the Year 1994-1998, 2000, 2002 & 2003
  • NCAA Division II record holder in 200-yard backstroke from 1998 to 2001 with a time of 2:00.54
  • Oldest athlete to set and/or hold an NCAA record
  • Featured in Swimming World May 2004 for �Swimming Tall� backstroke technique photo
  • Featured in 2004 Mar/Apr. Edition of SWIM �Learn from the Masters� backstroke technique
  • Cover of SWIM Magazine three times: April 2005, February 1998 and September 1995
  • Cover of Fitness Swimmer Magazine and backstroke start photo essay, October 1997
  • 8 USMS Long Distance Records for 35-39 & 40-44 (3,000 yd., 6,000 yd, 5k & 1-hour postal)
  • Set 4 National and 5 State Community College records in 1996-1997
  • San Diego Hall of Champions Amateur Star of the Month 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000 & 2002
  • A USA National Qualifier 1995-2000 and 2004 (placing 10th 200 back in both 1996 and 1998)
  • Has broken a FINA Masters World record in every stroke
  • 8 time NCAA Div. II All-American 1998

Open-Water Swimming
  • Ali'I Challenge 10k swim-overall winner with a new course record of 2:09.32, Kona Hawaii 2009
  • Overall Winner-2006 Kukio Blue Water 1.2 mile Swim 2004 & 2006 and overall female winner 2004-2008
  • Top female, 2nd overall & new course record Hapuna RWS 2004-2008 (Hawaii)
  • Top female & new course record for the 1.2 King Swim, July 10th 2004, 2008 (Hawaii)
  • 2004 Maui Channel Swim Overall Winning Team RCP Milers (Hawaii)
  • Overall Winner for the 2004 Cinco De Mayo Splash 1-mile swims at Waikoloa (Hawaii)
  • 2nd female and 12th finisher overall 2003 40-44 Division winner La Jolla Gatorman 3 mile
  • 1st Female 40-44 age group and 2nd overall 2003 USMS National 3k champs, Clemson, SC
  • Overall winner of Coronado Optimist One-mile Cable swim from 1995-2003
  • 1999 5k Open-water USMS National Champion for 35-39 age group, Catalina Island
  • 3-time overall (female) winner of the Gatorman 3-mile at La Jolla 1993, 1994 & 1996
  • Only swimmer to win �Daily-Double� Gatorman3-mile/one mile swim combo 1994 & 1996
  • La Jolla Rough Water One-mile Swim Champion for 30-34 & 35-39 1994-2001
  • Overall (female) winner Coronado 4th of July Rough Water swim from 1993-2001
  • Overall winner & course record holder for Base-to-Base Military Swim from 1994-1998

  • Degree: BS In Communication/Public Relations from Cal State Bakersfield 1999
  • Speaker: American Swim Coaches Association World Swim Convention 2003, 2005 and 2006, 2007
  • Speaker: Aquatic Nelson Vargas Coaches Clinic 2006
  • Author: The Do-Over published November 2015
  • Writer: Swimming World Magazine �Pool�s Edge� monthly column and features
  • Writer: West Hawaii Today Newspaper