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[[File:Martha Wood on Cap.png|400px|thumb|right|Marathon swimmer [[Martha Wood]] standing triumphantly on [[Cap Gris Nez]], France after her 12 hour 25 minute [[crossing]] of the [[English Channel]].  Photo by [[Elaine Howley]]]]
 
[[File:Capri-napoli 0508.jpg|400px|thumb|right|[[Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli]], part of the [[FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix]] circuit]][[File:Pace swimmer.jpg|400px|thumb|right|A [[channel swimmer]] swimmer escorted by a [[pace swimmer]] and [[John Pittman]] and [[support crew]] aboard the [[Outrider]] in the [[Catalina Channel]]]][[File:IMG 67057-R.JPG|400px|thumb|right|[[Penny Palfrey]] setting a world [[marathon swimming]] record in the [[Cayman Islands]] - Image by Spike]][[File:Aurelie.jpg|400px|thumb|right|[[Professional marathon swimmer]]s [[Poliana Okimoto]] (silver), [[Aurélie Muller]] (gold) and [[Ana Marcela Cunha]] (bronze) at the 2016 [[FINA/HOSA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup]] in [[Abu Dhabi]], United Arab Emirates.  Photo by [[FINA]]]][[File:Marc Antoine Olivier.jpg|400px|thumb|right|[[Professional marathon swimmer]]s [[Jack Burnell]] (silver), [[Marc Antoine Olivier]] (gold) and [[Simone Ruffini]] at the 2016 [[FINA/HOSA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup]] in [[Abu Dhabi]], UAE.  Photo by [[FINA]]]]noun - Marathon swimmer is an [[open water swimming]] athlete who competes in [[marathon swimming]] competitions or attempts solo [[marathon swims]].
 
[[File:Capri-napoli 0508.jpg|400px|thumb|right|[[Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli]], part of the [[FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix]] circuit]][[File:Pace swimmer.jpg|400px|thumb|right|A [[channel swimmer]] swimmer escorted by a [[pace swimmer]] and [[John Pittman]] and [[support crew]] aboard the [[Outrider]] in the [[Catalina Channel]]]][[File:IMG 67057-R.JPG|400px|thumb|right|[[Penny Palfrey]] setting a world [[marathon swimming]] record in the [[Cayman Islands]] - Image by Spike]][[File:Aurelie.jpg|400px|thumb|right|[[Professional marathon swimmer]]s [[Poliana Okimoto]] (silver), [[Aurélie Muller]] (gold) and [[Ana Marcela Cunha]] (bronze) at the 2016 [[FINA/HOSA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup]] in [[Abu Dhabi]], United Arab Emirates.  Photo by [[FINA]]]][[File:Marc Antoine Olivier.jpg|400px|thumb|right|[[Professional marathon swimmer]]s [[Jack Burnell]] (silver), [[Marc Antoine Olivier]] (gold) and [[Simone Ruffini]] at the 2016 [[FINA/HOSA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup]] in [[Abu Dhabi]], UAE.  Photo by [[FINA]]]]noun - Marathon swimmer is an [[open water swimming]] athlete who competes in [[marathon swimming]] competitions or attempts solo [[marathon swims]].
  

Revision as of 23:51, 11 August 2022

Marathon swimmer Martha Wood standing triumphantly on Cap Gris Nez, France after her 12 hour 25 minute crossing of the English Channel. Photo by Elaine Howley
A channel swimmer swimmer escorted by a pace swimmer and John Pittman and support crew aboard the Outrider in the Catalina Channel
Penny Palfrey setting a world marathon swimming record in the Cayman Islands - Image by Spike

noun - Marathon swimmer is an open water swimming athlete who competes in marathon swimming competitions or attempts solo marathon swims.

Usage

The marathon swimmer attempted a two-way crossing of Windermere in the Lake District of England.

Synonyms

Channel swimmer, open water swimmer, ultra-marathon swimmer, long distance swimmer, professional marathon swimmer

Video


Video of Brad McVetta crossing the Tsugaru Channel courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association

Driven, A Documentary of Marathon Swimmers

Swim the Channel

Marathon Swim Stories

Shannon House Keegan interviews many marathon swimmers on her podcast Marathon Swim Stories.

External links