Mike Gregory

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Michael Gregory is a member of the Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2020/2021
Mike Gregory
Mike Gregory from the Brighton Baths
Mike Gregory's Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming certificate

Michael Gregory, whose nickname is The Tractor, is an Australian open water swimmer from Melbourne, Victoria who completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming in 2018.

Open Water Swimming Highlights

  • On 8 August 2010, he completed a 33.5 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 12 hours 49 minutes 28 seconds at the age of 46.
  • On 18 June 2011, he finished 11th in the 45.9 km Manhattan Island Marathon Swim around New York City in 8 hours 10 minutes 52 seconds at the age of 47.
  • On 23 February 2013, he finished 58th in the 19.7 Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 6 hours 3 minutes 12 seconds at the age of 49.
  • On 4 August 2013, he completed a 33.5 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 14 hours 17 minutes at the age of 49.
  • In 2014, he completed an open water swim in 0°C water in Antarctica.
  • On 22 February 2014, he finished 80th in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 50 minutes 56 seconds at the age of 50.
  • On 21 February 2015, he finished 114th in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 6 hours 44 minutes 38 seconds at the age of 51.
  • On 9 August 2015, he completed a 33.5 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 13 hours 35 minutes at the age of 51.
  • On 27 February 2016, he finished 73rd in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 57 minutes 35 seconds at the age of 52 on his 3rd career crossing.
  • On 11 March 2016, he completed a 60 km charity swim from Geelong to Brighton across Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne, Victoria Australia in 22 hours 3 minutes at the age of 52.
  • On 13 August 2016, he completed a 33.5 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 12 hours 20 minutes at the age of 53 on his 4th career crossing.
  • On 25 February 2017, he finished 51st in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 6 hours 8 minutes 21 seconds at the age of 53.
  • On 24 February 2018, he finished 25th in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 6 minutes 20 seconds at the age of 54.
  • On 18 October 2018, he completed a 32.3 km crossing of the Catalina Channel from Santa Catalina Island to the Southern California mainland in 12 hours 12 minutes 17 seconds at the age of 54 to completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming.
  • On 15 March 2013, he completed a 35 km swim in Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne, Australia in 14 hours 17 minutes at the age of 49.
  • On 23 February 2019, he finished 33rd in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 53 minutes 5 seconds. This was his 7th consecutive solo Rottnest Channel crossing.
  • On 21 October 2019, he completed a 37 km crossing of Loch Ness in Scotland in 12 hours 12 minutes.
  • He completed a crossing of the the Sampedro Strait in the Philippines.

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