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Tiffany McQueen

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Tiffany McQueen, winter swimming in Lake Memphremagog in Vermont

Tiffany McQueen is a 45-year-old American pool and open water swimmer and an Army veterinarian from Belton, Texas. Her nickname is the Swim Gypsy.

Open Water Swimming Career[edit]

2016 Season[edit]

McQueen completed 29 open water swims during 2016:

1. 29-30 January: 24 Hour Swim Relay in San Francisco
2. 3 April: 7-mile Swim Around Lido Key in 5 hours 33 minutes
3. 27 April: 9.5-mile S.C.A.R. Saguaro Lake in 5 hours 10 minutes
4. 28 April: 9-mile S.C.A.R. Canyon Lake 5 hours 35 minutes
5. 29 April: 8.1-mile S.C.A.R. Apache Lake (DNF) 5 hours 45 minutes
6. 30 April: 3.8-mile S.C.A.R. Roosevelt Lake (DNF) 1 hour 59 minutes
7. 22 May: 2 x 1-mile H2Open SoCal Cup 2 x 31 minutes
8. 22 May: 500m H2Open SoCal Cup 9 minutes 43 seconds
9. Wharf-2-Wharf-2-Wharf fun swim
10. 28 May: 6.2-mile Capitola to Santa Cruz 4 hours 15 minutes
11. 29 May: 6.2-mile Santa Cruz to Capitola 4 hours 5 minutes
12. 2 July: 3-mile and 1-mile Seal Beach Rough Water Swims 2 hours 25 minutes
13. 9 July: 11-mile Portland Bridge Swim 6 hours 18 minutes
14. 6 August: 11-mile Great Moose Migration Swim 7 hours 47 minutes
15. 13 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 5-mile Crystal Lake 2 hours 56 minutes
16. 14 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 4-mile Island Pond 2 hours 36 minutes
17. 15 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 7.5-mile Echo Lake 4 hours 55 minutes
18. 16 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 6.27-mile Lake Seymour 4 hours 27 minutes
19. 17 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 9.5-mile Lake Massawippi 6 hours 12 minutes
20. 18 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 6.2-mile Lake Memphremagog 4 hours 33 minutes
21. 20 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 5.19-mile Lake Willoughby 2 hours 51 minutes
22. 21 August: Swim the Kingdom Week 3.1-mile Caspian Lake 2 hours 4 minutes
23. 28 August: 6.2-mile Santa Cruz Pier-to-Pier 4 hours 13 minutes
24. 25 September: La Jolla Cove 10 Mile Relay (solo) 6 hours 18 minutes
25. 9 October: 10-mile Swim The Suck 5 hours 46 minutes
26. 30 October: 1.25-mile Escape from Alcatraz (California Swim Tour) not timed
27. 31 October: 1.3-mile Golden Gate Bridge Swim (California Swim Tour) 47 minutes 39 seconds
28. 3 November: 12.5-mile Anacapa – Oxnard crossing 10 hours 9 minutes
29. 7 December: 11.9-mile Swim Around Coronado Island 7 hours 30 minutes

2017 World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women[edit]

McQueen was named to the 2017 World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women by the World Open Water Swimming Association. The women are listed below, alphabetically by last name:

1. Patti Bauernfeind, marathon/channel/relay swimmer from the USA
2. Carina Bruwer, marathon/channel/charity event swimmer from South Africa
3. Charlotte Brynn, marathon/channel/ice swimmer and coach from New Zealand/USA
4. Jessie Campbell, ice/winter swimmer from Great Britain
5. Kimberley Chambers, marathon/channel/extreme/cross-border swimmer from New Zealand/USA
6. Devon Clifford, marathon/channel/open water swimmer from the USA
7. Jackie Cobell, channel/extreme/ice swimmer from Great Britain
8. Lorna Cochran, open water swimmer from South Africa
9. Olive Conroy, ice/winter swimmer from Ireland
10. Anna DeLozier, ice/winter swimmer from the USA
11. Beth French, channel swimmer from Great Britain
12. Elizabeth Fry, marathon/channel swimmer and event organizer from USA
13. Pat Gallant-Charette, channel/marathon swimmer from the USA
14. Pilar Geijo, professional marathon swimmer from Argentina
15. Ines Hahn, ice/winter/professional marathon swimmer from Germany
16. Jessi Harewicz, marathon/channel swimmer from Canada
17. Mariel Hawley Dávila, marathon/channel/cross-border swimmer from Mexico
18. Bárbara Hernández Huerta, winter/extreme swimmer from Chile
19. Bridgette Hobart, event organizer and marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
20. Elaine Howley, marathon/charity/ice swimmer and writer from the USA
21. Linda Kaiser, channel swimmer, advisor and administrator from the USA
22. Lori King, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
23. Tita Llorens, marathon/channel swimmer from Spain
24. Marcy MacDonald, DPM, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
25. Elina Makïnen, ice/winter swimmer from Finland
26. Angela Maurer, professional marathon swimmer and Olympian from Germany
27. Chloë McCardel, marathon/channel swimmer and coach from Australia
28. Tiffany McQueen, ocean/marathon swimmer from the USA
29. Sally Minty-Gravett, marathon/channel swimmer and coach from Great Britain (Jersey)
30. Jaimie Monahan, ice/winter/marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
31. Nuala Moore, marathon/ice swimmer, second, author and lecturer from Ireland
32. Victoria Mori, ice/winter/professional marathon swimmer from Argentina
33. Tina Neill, marathon/channel/backstroker/extreme relay swimmer from the USA
34. Anna-Carin Nordin, Oceans Seven/ice swimmer from Sweden
35. Renata Nováková, ice/winter swimmer from the Czech Republic
36. Magda Okurková, ice/winter swimmer from the Czech Republic
37. Penny Palfrey, channel/marathon/extreme swimmer from Australia
38. Ranie Pearce, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
39. Cheryl Reinke, marathon swimmer from the USA
40. Charlotte Samuels, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
41. Susan Simmons, marathon swimmer with Multiple Sclerosis from Canada
42. Kate Steels-Fryatt, polar ice miler and ice/winter swimmer from Great Britain
43. Sarah Thomas, marathon/extreme swimmer from the USA
44. Nora Toledano Cadena, marathon/channel/cross-border swimmer from Mexico
45. Natalie du Toit, professional marathon swimmer and Olympian from South Africa
46. Wendy Trehiou, marathon/channel swimmer from Great Britain (Jersey)
47. Wendy Van De Sompele, marathon swimmer and administrator from the USA
48. Samantha Whelpton, winter/ice swimmer from South Africa
49. Sabrina Wiedmer, ice/winter/marathon/channel swimmer from Switzerland
50. Julia Wittig, ice/winter swimmer from Germany

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