Grant Siedle is open water swimmer, swimming teacher, musician and autism supporter who is coaching Don Riddington, a member of Australia’s silver medal winning 1967 World Lacrosse Championship Team, across the English Channel in support of Autism Awareness. Siedle and Riddington own a kayaking company called Spirited Away.
Siedle is an inspirational leader who loves the ocean and who founded and organizes the Giants of the Bay Race in Victoria, Australia. He is a natural teacher and coach. He made an attempt at swimming the English Channel. His friendly and supporting nature helps people learn without feeling intimidated or nervous. His ability to listen, understand and create programs and experiences for a wide range of people is remarkable and inspirational.