Saturday, January 17, 2015

Triple Crown Of Open Water Swimming - Swimmers' Ages

Data courtesy of Barbara Held and Marcia Cleveland.

Among the individuals who have completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, the average age is 43.7 years old.

The age of completion ranges from teenagers [female: Charlotte Samuels at the age of 16 and male: Lachlan Hinds at the age of 18] to veterans [female: Barbara Held at 59 and male: Bob West at 62].



The ages at which the 104 Triple Crowners who completed their Triple Crown are listed below from youngest to oldest.*

If an athlete completed 2 Triple Crowns during their career (e.g., Antonio Argüelles), the age of the completion of their first Triple Crown is listed.

Notes: EC = English Channel, CC = Catalina Channel, MIMS = Manhattan Island Marathon Swim with the swimmer's age of completion listed within parentheses.

1. Charlotte Samuels (USA): 16 [EC: 2014 (16), CC: 2014 (16), MIMS: 2014 (16)]
2. Lachlan Hinds (Australia): 17 [EC: 2012 (16), CC: 2013 (18), MIMS: 2013 (17)]
3. Samantha Simon (USA): 20 [EC: 2009 (19), CC: 2010 (20), MIMS: 2010 (20)]
4. Alison Streeter (UK): 23 [EC: 1982 (18), CC: 1984 (20), MIMS: 1987 (23)]
5. Rendy Lynn Opdycke (USA): 24 [EC: 2008 (24), CC: 2008 (24), MIMS: 2008 (24)]
6. Mallory Mead (USA): 25 [EC: 2008 (23), CC: 2010 (25), MIMS: 2004 (19)]
7. Joelle Beard (USA): 26 [EC: 2012 (24), CC: 2013 (25), MIMS: 2014 (26)]
8. Taranath Narayan Shenoy (India): 26 [EC: 1985 (24), CC: 1987 (26), MIMS: 1987 (26)]
9. Sakura Hingley (UK): 28 [EC: 2005 (23), CC: 2009 (27), MIMS: 2010 (28))]
10. Darren Miller (USA): 29 [EC: 2010 (27), CC: 2011 (28), MIMS: 2012 (29)]
11. Sarah Thomas (USA): 30 [EC: 2012 (30), CC: 2010 (28), MIMS: 2011 (29)]
12. Craig Lenning (USA): 30 [EC: 2010 (30), CC: 2009 (29), MIMS: 2010 (30)]
13. Jeffrey Cleveland (USA): 30 [EC: 2008 (28), CC: 2009 (29), MIMS: 2010 (30)]
14. Gábor Molnár (Hungary): 31 [EC: 2010 (29), CC: 2012 (31), MIMS: 2011 (30)]
15. Michelle Macy (USA): 31 [EC: 2007 (30), CC: 2008 (31), MIMS: 2008 (31)]
16. Timothy Donovan (UK): 31 [EC: 2012 (29), CC: 2014 (31), MIMS 2013 (30)]
17. Nick Adams (UK): 32 [EC: 1993 (16), CC: 2009 (32), MIMS: 1996 (19)]
18. Ceinwen Roberts (Australia): 32 [EC: 1981 (30), CC: 2013 (32), MIMS: 2013 (32)]
19. Jaimie Monahan (USA): 33 [EC: 2009 (30), CC: 2012 (33), MIMS: 2010 (31)]
20. Elaine Kornbau Howley (USA): 33 [EC: 2009 (33), CC: 2008 (32), MIMS: 2009 (33)]
21. Katie Benoit (USA): 34 [EC: 2012 (34), CC: 2010 (32), MIMS: 2010 (32)]
22. Miquel Suñer Comalat (Spain): 35 [EC: 2010 (33), CC: 2012 (35), MIMS: 2011 (34)]
23. James Pittar (Australia): 36 [EC: 1998 (28), CC: 2006 (36), MIMS: 1999 (29)]
24. Tobey-Anne Saracino (USA): 36 [EC: 2008 (33), CC: 2011 (36), MIMS: 2010 (35)]
25. Davis Lee (Bahamas): 36 [EC: 2010 (35), CC: 2011 (36), MIMS: 2012 (36)]
26. Colleen Blair (Scotland): 36 [EC: 1998 (20), CC: 2001 (23), MIMS: 2014 (36)]
27. Jaime Caballero (Spain): 37 [EC: 2007 (32), CC: 2012 (37), MIMS: 2010 (35)]
28. Miguel Guillermo Campero Garcia (Mexico): 37 [EC: 2014 (37), CC: 2014 (37), MIMS: 2014 (37)]
29. Yesenia Cabrera (Guatemala): 38 [EC: 2008 (35), CC: 2011 (38), MIMS: 2007 (34)]
30. Michelle Davidson (USA): 38 [EC: 2004 (34), CC: 2008 (38), MIMS: 2007 (37)]
31. Brad McVetta (USA): 38 [EC: 2011 (38), CC: 2011 (38), MIMS: 2011 (38)]
32. Javier Gutierrez (Mexico): 39 [EC: 2011 (37), CC: 2013 (39), MIMS: 2012 (38)]
33. Rebecca Jackman (USA): 39 [EC: 2003 (39), CC: 2001 (37), MIMS: 2002 (38)]
34. Eddie Irwin (Ireland): 40 [EC: 2008 (36), CC: 2012 (40), MIMS: 2011 (39)]
35. Selina Moreno Pasagali (Spain): 40 [EC: 2009 (37), CC: 2012 (40), MIMS: 2011 (39)]
36. Fionnuala Walsh (Ireland): 40 [EC: 2012 (38), CC: 2013 (39), MIMS: 2014 (40)]
37. Erica Moffett (USA): 40 [EC: 2006 (38), CC: 2008 (40), MIMS: 2007 (39)]
38. Antonio Argüelles (Mexico): 40 [EC: 1999 (40), CC: 1999 (40), MIMS: 1997 (38)]
39. Marcia Cleveland (USA, shown above): 41 [EC: 1994 (30), CC: 2005 (41), MIMS: 1996 (32)]
40. Kathleen Wilson (USA): 41 [EC: 2001 (38), CC: 2004 (41), MIMS: 1999 (36)]
41. Lance Ogren (USA): 42 [EC: 2009 (38), CC: 2013 (42), MIMS: 2010 (38)]
42. Gordon Gridley (USA): 42 [EC: 2012 (40), CC: 2013 (41), MIMS: 2014 (42)]
43. Andrew Hewitt (USA): 42 [EC: 2005 (42), CC: 2005 (42), MIMS: 2004 (41)]
44. Mariel Hawley (Mexico): 43 [EC: 2011 (42), CC: 2012 (43), MIMS: 2009 (40)]
45. Courtney Moates Paulk (USA): 43 [EC: 2012 (42), CC: 2013 (43), MIMS: 2011 (41)]
46. Rick Barthels (USA): 43 [EC: 1993 (43), CC: 1990 (40), MIMS: 1987 (37)]
47. Jim Neitz (USA): 43 [EC: 2011 (43), CC: 2011 (43), MIMS: 2013 (45)]
48. Ciaran Byrne (Ireland): 44 [EC: 2010 (40), CC: 2014 (44), MIMS: 2012 (42)]
49. Karen Throsby (UK): 45 [EC: 2010 (42), CC: 2011 (43), MIMS: 2013 (45)]
50. Dave Barra (USA): 45 [EC: 2010 (45), CC: 2010 (45), MIMS: 2010 (45)]
51. Katy Dooley (USA): 46 [EC: 2012 (46), CC: 2011 (44), MIMS: 2013 (46)]
52. Dan Boyle (USA): 46 [EC: 2006 (40), CC: 2012 (46), MIMS: 2005 (39)]
53. Tina Neill (USA): 46 [EC: 2005 (39), CC: 2007 (41), MIMS: 2012 (46)]
54. Thomas Kofler (Italy): 46 [EC: 2009 (42), CC: 2013 (46), MIMS: 2012 (45)]
55. Kent Nicholas (USA): 46 [EC: 2013 (46), CC: 2011 (44), MIMS: 2012 (45)]
56. Dave Smith (USA): 46 [EC: 2012 (46), CC: 2010 (44), MIMS: 2011 (45)]
57. John Walker (USA): 46 [EC: 2013 (45), CC: 2013 (45), MIMS: 2014 (46)]
58. Forrest Nelson (USA): 47 [EC: 2005 (39), CC: 2013 (47), MIMS: 2007 (41)]
59. Anthony Zamora (USA): 47 [EC: 2009 (47), CC: 2008 (46), MIMS: 2008 (46)]
60. Barbara Pellick (Australia): 48 [EC: 1995 (30), CC: 2013 (48), MIMS: 2000 (35)]
61. Nial Funchion (USA): 48 [EC: 1992 (27), CC: 2013 (48), MIMS: 2012 (47)]
62. Penny Palfrey (Australia): 48 [EC: 2006 (44), CC: 2010 (48), MIMS: 2009 (47)]
63. Samuel Neri (Mexico): 48 [EC: 2013 (48), CC: 2011 (46), MIMS: 2011 (46)]
64. Graeme Lowe (UK - Jersey): 48 [EC: 2011 (46), CC: 2013 (48), MIMS: 2012 (47)]
65. Scott Richards (USA): 48 [EC: 2007 (48), CC: 2006 (47), MIMS: 2006 (47)]
66. Sally Minty-Gravett (UK - Jersey): 49 [EC: 1975 (18), CC: 2006 (49), MIMS: 1999 (42)]
67. Cindy Walsh (USA): 49 [EC: 2012 (49), CC: 2007 (44), MIMS: 2008 (45)]
68. Jordan Waxman (Canada): 50 [EC: 2010 (46), CC: 2014 (50), MIMS: 2006 (41)]
69. Michael Renford (Australia): 50 [EC: 2007 (45), CC: 2012 (50), MIMS: 2009 (47)]
70. Hendrik Meerman (USA): 50 [EC: 2006 (44), CC: 2012 (50), MIMS: 2011 (49)]
71. Marcy MacDonald (USA): 50 [EC: 1994 (31), CC: 2013 (50), MIMS: 1993 (31)]
72. Ron Collins (USA): 51 [EC: 2004 (42), CC: 2013 (51), MIMS: 2002 (40)]
73. David Blanke (USA): 51 [EC: 2001 (41), CC: 2005 (45), MIMS: 2011 (51)]
74. Scott Coleman (USA): 51 [EC: 1996 (42), CC: 2000 (46), MIMS: 2005 (51)]
75. David Livengood (USA): 51 [EC: 2010 (47), CC: 2011 (46), MIMS: 2014 (51)]
76. Andrew Voisard (USA): 51 [EC: 2007 (51), CC: 2006 (50), MIMS: 2007 (51)]
77. Bridgette Hobart Janeczko (USA): 51 [EC: 2014 (51), CC: 2012 (49), MIMS: 2012 (49)]
78. Elizabeth Fry (USA): 52 [EC: 2011 (52), CC: 2005 (46), MIMS: 2009 (50)]
79. Nancy Steadman-Martin (USA): 53 [EC: 2004 (49), CC: 2008 (53), MIMS: 2007 (52)]
80. Steven Green (USA): 53 [EC: 2012 (52), CC: 2010 (50), MIMS: 2013 (53)]
81. Ranie Pearce (USA): 53 [EC: 2011 (50), CC: 2013 (52), MIMS: 2014 (53)]
82. Jim Barber (USA): 54 [EC: 2006 (50), CC: 2010 (54), MIMS: 1991 (35)]
83. Bill Hoehn (USA): 54 [EC: 2004 (53), CC: 2005 (54), MIMS: 2004 (53)]
84. Roger Finch (South Africa): 54 [EC: 2011 (53), CC: 2012 (54), MIMS: 2012 (54)]
85. Anthony McCarley (USA): 54 [EC: 2013 (54), CC: 2014 (54), MIMS: 2014 (54)]
86. Ned Denison (USA): 55 [EC: 2005 (48), CC: 2012 (55), MIMS: 2007 (50)]
87. Dan Richards (USA): 55 [EC: 2010 (54), CC: 2008 (52), MIMS: 2011 (55)]
88. Michael Miller (USA): 56 [EC: 2008 (54), CC: 2010 (56), MIMS: 2004 (50)]
89. Doug McConnell (USA): 56 [EC: 2011 (53), CC: 2012 (54), MIMS: 2014 (56)]
90. James Fitzpatrick (USA): 57 [EC: 2005 (50), CC: 2001 (46), MIMS: 2012 (57)]
91. Kevin Murphy (UK): 57 [EC: 2006 (57), CC: 2003 (54), MIMS: 2001 (52)]
92. Peter Urrea (USA): 57 [EC: 1996 (56), CC: 1997 (57), MIMS: 1991 (51)]
93. Carol Sing (USA): 57 [EC: 1999 (57), CC: 1997 (55), MIMS: 1998 (56)]
94. Daniel Robinson (USA): 57 [EC: 2014 (57), CC: 2008 (51), MIMS: 2006 49)]
95. Marilyn Korzekwa (Canada): 57 [EC: 2011 (54), CC: 2013 (56), MIMS: 2014 (57)]
96. Loretta Cox (UK): 58 [EC: 1995 (39), CC: 2014 (58), MIMS: 1997 (41)]
97. Nick Olmos-Lau (Mexico): 58 [EC: 2004 (58), CC: 1999 (53), MIMS: 2001 (55)]
98. Barbara Held (USA): 59 [EC: 2012 (59), CC: 2010 (57), MIMS: 2011 (58)]
99. Tom Hecker (USA): 60 [EC: 2005 (56), CC: 2009 (60), MIMS: 2008 (59)]
100. Mo Siegel (USA): 60 [EC: 2010 (59), CC: 2011 (60), MIMS: 2011 (60)]
101. Scott Lautman (USA): 60 [EC: 2000 (47), CC: 2013 (60), MIMS: 2000 (47)]
102. James Penrose (UK): 61 [EC: 2012 (60), CC: 2013 (61), MIMS: 2013 (61)]
103. Stephen Autry (USA): 61 [EC: 2007 (59), CC: 2009 (61), MIMS: 2009 (61)]
104. Bob West (USA): 62 [EC: 1996 (60), CC: 1998 (62), MIMS: 1989 (53)]

* To update the information listed above, send correct or additional information to the World Open Water Swimming Association.

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1 comment:

  1. Amazing collection of distance swimmers. I need personal input from such fish in answer to the question, "Why? , to help my attempt to define "panpsychism" via waters outside to waters inside. (i.e., What do YOU gain?)

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