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Monday, November 9, 2015

Victoria Does Moore Than The Triple Crown

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Some swimmers enjoy freestyle and butterfly. Some enjoy individual medley and breaststroke. Victoria Moore of Bracknell, England is similarly multi-talented as a winter swimmer and marathon swimmer.

Moore not only competed in the 450m winter swimming race at the 2015 Big Chill Swim in Windermere, England in 5.4ºC water, but she also completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming this year.

In addition to completing three 9-mile Champion of Champions in 2008, 2009 and 2010, she completed a crossing of the English Channel in 12 hours 23 minutes in 2009, the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 8 hours 20 minutes in 2011, and a crossing of the Catalina Channel in 13 hours 42 minutes this July.

The historical list of Triple Crowners now includes the following individuals:

1. Alison Streeter (UK)
2. Taranath Narayan Shenoy (India)
3. Rick Barthels (USA)
4. Bob West (USA)
5. Peter Urrea (USA)
6. Carol Sing (USA)
7. Antonio Argüelles (Mexico) (twice, in 1999 and 2009)
8. Nick Olmos-Lau (Mexico)
9. T. Scott Coleman (USA)
10. Rebecca Jackman (USA)
11. Kevin Murphy (UK)
12. Kathleen Wilson (USA)
13. Forrest Nelson (USA)
14. Andrew Hewitt (USA)
15. David Blanke (USA)
16. Elizabeth Fry (USA)
17. Marcia Cleveland (USA)
18. Bill Hoehn (USA)
19. Sally Anne Minty-Gravett (Jersey, UK)
20. James Pittar (Australia)
21. Scott Richards (USA)
22. Andrew Alan Voisard (USA)
23. Tina Neill (USA) (twice, in 2005 and 2014, both backstroke and freestyle)
24. Rendy Lynn Opdycke (USA)
25. Michelle Davidson (USA)
26. Michelle Macy (USA)
27. Tom Hecker (USA)
28. Erica Moffett (USA)
29. Nancy Steadman-Martin (USA)
30. Michael Miller (USA)
31. Nick Adams (UK)
32. Elaine Kornbau Howley (USA)
33. Stephen Autry (USA)
34. Jeffrey Cleveland (USA)
35. Dr. Sakura Hingley (UK/Japan)
36. Samantha Simon (USA)
37. Jim Barber (USA)
38. Craig Lenning (USA)
39. Mallory Mead (USA)
40. Dave Barra (USA)
41. Penny Palfrey (Australia) (twice in 2010 and 2015)
42. Dan Richards (USA)
43. Tobey Saracino (USA)
44. Yesenia Cabrera (Guatemala)
45. Michael Renford (Australia)
46. Mo Siegel (USA)
47. Anthony Zamora (USA)
48. Brad McVetta (USA)
49. Jaime Caballero (Spain)
50. William Lee (Bahamas)
51. James Fitzpatrick (USA)
52. Darren Miller (USA)
53. Miquel Suñer Comalat (Spain)
54. Eddie Irwin (Ireland)
55. Selina Moreno Pasagali (Spain)
56. Katie Benoit (USA/Germany)
57. Hendrik Meerman (USA)
58. Sarah Thomas (USA)
59. Dan Boyle (USA)
60. Barbara Held (USA)
61. Mariel Hawley (Mexico)
62. Dave Smith (USA)
63. Cindy Walsh (USA)
64. Jaimie Monahan (USA)
65. Ned Denison (USA)
66. Gabor Molnar (Hungary)
67. Roger Finch (South Africa)
68. Lance Ogren (USA)
69. Katy Dooley (USA)
70. Thomas W. Kofler (Italy)
71. Kent Nicholas (USA)
72. Barbara Pellick (Australia)
73. Nial Funchion (USA)
74. Karen Throsby (UK)
75. James Penrose (UK)
76. Jim Neitz (USA)
77. Steven Green (USA)
78. Ron Collins (USA)
79. Courtney Moates Paulk (USA)
80. Javier Gutierrez (Mexico)
81. Samuel Neri (Mexico)
82. Ceinwen Roberts (Australia)
83. Graeme Lowe (Jersey)
84. Lisa Delaurentis (Australia)
85. Gordon Gridley (USA)
86. Fionnuala Walsh (Ireland)
87. John Walker (USA)
88. Joelle Beard (USA)
89. Doug McConnell (USA)
90. David Livengood (USA)
91. Ranie Crowley Pearce (USA)
92. Marilyn Korzekwa (Canada)
93. Ciaran Byrne (Ireland)
94. Anthony McCarley (USA)
95. Scott Lautman (USA)
96. Marcy MacDonald (USA)
97. Daniel Robinson (USA)
98. Lachlan Hinds (Australia)
99. Jordan Waxman (Canada)
100. Charlotte Samuels (USA)
101. Loretta Cox (UK)
102. Timothy Donovan (UK)
103. Bridgette Hobart Janeczko (USA)
104. Miguel Guillermo Campero García (Mexico)
105. Colleen Blair (Scotland)
106. Helen Beveridge (Scotland)
107. Rohans More (India)
108. Jorge Crivilles Villanueva (Spain)
109. Peter Tanham (Australia)
110. Chris Burke (USA)
111. Suzie Dods (USA)
112. Daniel Fung (USA)
113. Thomas Bell (USA)
114. Abhejali Bernardova (Czech Republic)
115. Matthais Kaßner (Germany)
116. Frank Levy (USA)
117. Tori Gorman (Australia)
118. Jim Clifford (USA)
119. Yuta Tsuboi (Japan)
120. Shubham Dhananjay Vanmali (India)
121. William Shipp (USA)
122. Dr Mark Smitherman (USA)
123. Patti Bauernfeind (USA)
124. James Tout (USA)
125. Bryan Avery (Great Britain)
126. Victoria Moore (Great Britain)

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