Anthony McCarley is an American open water swimmer from Berwyn, Pennsylvania who successfully crossed the English Channel on 14 August 2013 in 13 hours 29 minutes to join the Half Century Club at the age of 54 years with Andy King as his escort pilot.
MSF Rules of Marathon Swimming
McCarley was one of the architects of the MSF Rules of Marathon Swimming.
Open Water Swimming Career
In addition to the English Channel, McCarley has also completed the 8-mile Boston Light Swim in Massachusetts, the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim in Florida, the 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim in Florida, the 12.5-mile Swim Around Key West in Florida, and the 15.1-mile (24.3 km) Cape Circumnavigation Challenge around Cape May, New Jersey.