Nial Funchion is a Chicago policeman veteran and an open water swimmer who has achieved the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. He is currently ranked 18th in the global Oceans Seven list while calling attention to his fallen comrades and raising money via Beyond Break Walls.
Marathon Swimming Career
- Strait of Gibraltar (from Tarifa, Spain to Morocco) at the age of 45 with the purpose of raising funds and awareness for fallen police officers
- English Channel at the age of 35
- Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on 23 June 2012
- Catalina Channel in August 2013