Ice & Marathon Swimming

marathon swim is defined by FINA as any swim over 6.2 miles (10K).  I have to date swam the following official marathon swims:

  • Boston Light Swim, 8 miles, July 2014
  • Anacapa Island to Oxnard channel swim, 12.4 miles, July 2014
  • Newport, Vermont to Canada and back, aka Border Buster at Lake Memphremagog, 15 miles, July 2015
  • Double Boston Light Swim, 16 miles, August 2015
  • First recorded person to swim from Nantasket to Nahant and back, 18 miles, September 2015
  • Boston Light swim, 8 miles, August 2016

Ice Swimming has a lot of definitions of what it is, but these are the official competitions I have done:

  • Ice mile: 1 mile in 41 degree F (5 C) in 33 minutes, December 2014
  • British 1K Ice Swimming Championships at Chill Swim in UK: 1K at 6 C, February 2014
  • Chill Swim in UK: various events from 25m to 450m at 6 C, February 2014
  • Memphremagog Winter Swims in Newport, Vermont: various events from 25m to 100m at 30 F, March 2015 and 2016
  • USA Winter Swim Championships in New York: various events from 25m to 200m at 38 F, March 2016
  • Murmansk Mile, Russia, 1200m swim in 8-10 C, September 2016

VIDEOS

World Record: Nantasket to Nahant and back, 18 miles

#127 person to swim the Ice Mile:

Snow swims:

US Winter Swim Championships!

Representing USA in Murmansk, Russia:

Double Boston Light Swim, 16 miles:

From Vermont to Canada and back, 15 miles: