Mark Faure Walker

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Mark Faure Walker is a British open water swimmer who set the world record for the 14 nautical mile (18-mile) Jersey to France crossing in August 2013. The Serpentine Swimming Club member swam from the Island of Jersey to France in 6 hours 38 minutes, beating the previous record held by Nick Adams in 7 hours 3 minutes. His crossing was piloted by Charlie Gravett and Mick Le Guilcher with crew members Andy Deeley, Chantelle Le Guilcher, and Rhianna Reynolds.

[edit] Jersey to France Soloists

1. 1966 Denize Le Pennec (JSY) 9 hours 25 minutes
2. 1978 Sally Minty (JSY) 8 hours 31 minutes
3. 1978 David Minty (JSY) 8 hours 45 minutes
4. 1979 Deborah Banks (JSY) 10 hours 42 minutes
5. 2005 Chris Baglin (JSY) 8 hours 26 minutes
6. 2006 Tim Lawrence (USA) 8 hours 21 minutes (first American)
7. 2006 Ian Jones (JSY) 7 hours 47 minutes (Male Record holder 2006 to 2008)
8. 2006 Sarah Jane Stirling (JSY) 8 hours 10 minutes (Ladies Record holder 2006 to 2010)
9. 2007 Denise Richards (JSY) 12 hours 55 minutes
10. 2007 Anthony Smith (JSY) 9 hours 53 minutes
11. 2008 Nick Adams (UK) 7 hours 3 minutes ( Previous Record holder)
12. 2008 Wendy Trehiou (JSY) 9 hours 9 minutes
13. 2009 Colleen Blair (SCO) 12 hours 27 minutes
14. 2009 Alice Harvey (JSY) 8 hours 55 minutes
15. 2010 Karen Throsby (UK) 9 hours 4 minutes
16. 2010 Alison Wood (JSY) 8 hours 7 minutes (Ladies record)
17. 2011 Graeme Lowe (JSY) 7 hours 43 minutes
18. 2011 Chantelle Le Guilcher (JSY) 9 hours 12 minutes
19. 2012 Chantelle Rose (JSY) 10 hours 17 minutes
20. 2012 Jenny Fitzgerald (JSY) 9 hours 45 minutes
21. 2013 David Coleman (NZ) 9 hours 18 minutes (Oldest male & first New Zealander)
22. 2013 Mark Faure-Walker (UK) 6 hours 38 minutes (record holder)
23. 2013 Ned Denison (USA) 7 hours 13 minutes
24. 2014 Michelle Macy (USA) 6 hours 42 minutes (women's record)

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