Kim Chambers is one of the world’s best marathon swimmers and is the sixth person to complete the “Oceans Seven,” the ultimate open water swimming challenge.

Kim Chambers is a record-setting marathon open water swimmer from New Zealand living in the San Francisco Bay area. A former ballerina, and rower at UC Berkeley, Kim discovered swimming just six years ago to rehabilitate a life-threatening leg injury.
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She works at Adobe and is a member of the Dolphin Club of San Francisco, South End Rowing Club, North Bay Aquatics and Night Train Swimmers. Night Train Swimmers is a group of open-water swimmers dedicated to raising money for charity through ultra-distance swimming events around the world. Charities include Semper Fi Fund and Navy SEAL Foundation.
Learn more about the groups Kim works with here.

Upcoming Swims

This year, Kim will attempt two unprecedented swims, the first of which will be a non-stop swim over 2 days and 2 nights from Sacramento to San Francisco. The goal of this swim is to raise funds and awareness for  Warrior Canine Connection. Her second swim in 2016 will take her to the Middle East in November. Kim will join an international team of swimmers for a historic swim across the Dead Sea to raise awareness of the deterioration of this critical body of water for the region, regardless of politics.  For more details  please visit the team website here


Past Swims

On September 2nd 2014, at great personal risk, Kimberley became the 6th person in history to complete the Oceans Seven challenge. In August 2015, Kimberley set a new world record becoming the first woman to swim 30 miles from the Farallon Islands, known to be the largest concentration of great white sharks in the world.


Speaking Engagements

Kim has experience addressing audiences ranging in size from small teams in a single room to 7,000 people in an auditorium along four main themes:

—  7 Leadership Lessons from 7 swims
—  Being Scared Means You Should Do It
—  From Jellies to Sharks
—  How to Achieve Despite Risks


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