Six local women partnered with A2A3 break record for English Channel swim

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"Six Michigan women to swim English Channel to fight ALS" - Sports Illustrated. 7/26/2012.

On July 27, Amanda Mercer, Jenny Sutton Jalet, Melissa Karjala, Susan Butcher and Bethany Williston teamed up to establish a new world record time for a two-way swim of the English Channel -- 18 hours and 55 minutes. Partnering with [Ann Arbor Active Against ALS](http://www.a2a3.org/), the organization founded in honor of Bob Schoeni, they swam to raise money for ALS research.

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