Tammy van Wisse

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Tammy van Wisse
Tammy van Wisse on the cover of an Access Bar by Melaleuca
Tammy van Wisse (born 23 July 1968) is a renowned marathon swimmer and motivational speaker from Melbourne, Australia. She is also the Proprietor of Paul Sadler Swimland, Narre Warren & Hampton Park, and showcased on the package box and each Access bar distributed by Melaleuca.

She won several Victorian State Swimming and Victorian Royal Life Saving Titles, the Lorne Pier to Pub swim, in 1986, 1987 and 1989, completed a 20 km swim in 1986 from Beaumaris to Frankston, became the first person to swim the treacherous Bass Strait in 1996, and completed swims in Loch Ness (Scotland), Cook Strait (New Zealand), the English Channel, the Olympic Games Centenary Marathon swim in Greece and the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in New York. She was the first person to swim the Gippsland Lakes, and set a record for swimming from Battery Park (New York) to Sandy Hook (New Jersey). On 18 February 2001, she swam the length of the Murray River in south Australia from the alps to the ocean in 106 days as she covered a distance of 2438 kilometres.

Marathon Swimming Achievements


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