January 26, 2016

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2015 Global Marathon Swimming Awards
Winners Announced!

As voted by the international membership of the Marathon Swimmers Forum, the most outstanding achievements and contributions to the sport of marathon swimming in 2015 are:

Solo Swim of the Year

  • Chloё McCardel (three-way English Channel)
  • Jason Betley (two-way Catalina Channel)

Barra Award for Best Overall Year

  • Bridgette Hobart
  • Craig Lenning (tie)
  • Mark Sheridan (tie)

Streeter Award for Service to Marathon Swimming

  • Dan Simonelli

Yudovin Award for Most Adventurous Swim

  • Wendy Trehiou (St. Malo to Jersey)

Relay of the Year

  • The Old Men and the Sea (oldest Catalina Channel relay)

Congratulations to all!
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