From Openwaterpediamarathon swimmer from Goleta, California, and is the current record-holder in the Santa Barbara Channel between Santa Cruz Island and the California mainland.
Evan serves on on the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association, the selection committee for the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, and is a member of the South End Rowing Club.
Evan's solo marathon swims include:
- Swim the Suck - October 2010, 10 miles in 3:07 (runner-up)
- Tampa Bay Marathon Swim - April 2011, 24 miles in 8:59 (winner)
- Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - June 2011, 28.5 miles in 7:34 (3rd)
- Catalina Channel - August 2011, 20 miles in 8:55
- Ederle Swim - October 2011, 17.5 miles in 5:24 (winner and former course record-holder)
- Maui Channel - September 2012, 9.8 miles in 3:28
- Santa Cruz Island to California mainland - September 2012, 19 miles in 9:47 (current overall record)
Formerly a backstroke specialist in the pool, Evan swam competitively for Princeton University from 1998-2000.
Morrison, along with Fiona Goh and Cherie Edborg, is featured in DRIVEN, an upcoming independent documentary film about marathon swimming. The film is currently in production. Described as "Without wetsuits, in the dead of night, three swimmers braved the cold open-ocean to realize a dream...", the community can assist by contributing towards post-production here.
- DRIVEN: A glimpse into the world of marathon swimming
- Freshwater Swimmer blog
- Twitter (@pointswim)
- Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association
- NYC Swim results
- Evan Morrison Wins 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim
- Evan Morrison Sets Record At Ederle Swim
- Evan Morrison, Swimming Before He Walks
- Evan Morrison Swims From A Dark Place To Hollywood
- 2012 World Open Water Swimming Offerings of the Year Nominations
- Marathon Swimmers Forum, Offering Of The Year Nominee
- Are You DRIVEN?
- 10 Days To Be DRIVEN
- 10 Top Young Open Water Swimmers Of The 21st Century
- The Shark Diver Controversy In Ocean Swimming
- Protection Against Stingers Splits Down The Middle
- To Bubble Or Not To Bubble - That Is The Question
- Standardization vs. Localization In Open Water Swimming
- Marathon Swimming Is A Global Phenomenon
- Greatest Feeling In The World Outside Your Comfort Zone
- Rules And Regulations Across The Seven Seas