14-Year-Old Becomes Youngest to Swim Length of Lake Tahoe
James Savage of Los Banos completed the trip across the scenic lake in 12 hours on Aug. 1.
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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 14-year-old California boy has become the youngest person to swim the entire 21.3-mile (34-kilometer) length of Lake Tahoe and complete the alpine lake’s coveted Triple Crown. James Savage of Los Banos completed the trip across the scenic lake, which straddles the California-Nevada line, in 12 hours on Aug. 1. He earlier swam the other two legs of the Lake Tahoe Triple Crown, all 10 miles (16 kilometers) or longer. Savage…