Don McNeil is an American open water swimmer who participated in the second Cold Water Classic in Connecticut on 3 May 2014. He was also the alternative swimmer of the Overlord 70 relay team that crossed the English Channel in 12 hours 8 minutes on 8 June 2014 to commemorate D-Day and to replicate the composition of the Allied Expeditionary Force of 1944. Its members include John Kulewicz, the team leader and an American lawyer from Columbus, Ohio, Bryan Avery, British information technology consultant, John Boyd, a retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonel now working for NATO, Joe Hall, a U.S. Air Force Colonel and B2 Stealth Bomber pilot, James Penrose, an American lawyer living in London, Edward Williams, a British marathon swimmer and swim instructor, and McNeil as its alternate.
Dr. McNeil is a Canadian-born physician who practices in Columbus, Ohio.
Overlord 70 Video by Bryan Avery