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2018 World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women

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noun - The World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women is an annual list of audacious women who have performed courageously well in open bodies of water, published by the World Open Water Swimming Association.

2018 Criteria[edit]

The 2018 list only includes contemporary aquatic adventurers and focuses on women who have done or escorted unprecedented open water swims of note in risk-inherent channels, lakes, seas, oceans, or one winter swims, ice swims, stage swims or marathon swims, women who have proven themselves in both high-level competitions and solo swims, and women who have safely guided many channel or marathon swimmers of all abilities in rough waters or cold waters or in extreme conditions.

2018 List[edit]

The women in the 2018 World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women list are presented alphabetically by last name.

1. Amy Appelhans Gubser, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
2. Aleksandra Bednarek, ice/channel/marathon swimmer from Poland
3. Oksana Beletskaya, winter swimmer from Russia
4. Abhejali Bernardová, channel/marathon swimmer from the Czech Republic
5. Helen Beveridge, marathon/channel swimmer from Great Britain
6. Colleen Blair, marathon/channel swimmer from Scotland
7. Caroline Block, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
8. Carina Bruwer, marathon/channel/charity event swimmer from South Africa
9. Charlotte Brynn, marathon/channel/ice swimmer and coach from New Zealand/USA
10. Jessie Campbell, ice/winter swimmer from Great Britain
11. Devon Clifford, marathon/channel/open water swimmer from the USA
12. Lorna Cochran, open water swimmer from South Africa
13. Olive Conroy, ice/winter swimmer from Ireland
14. Ana Marcela Cunha, professional marathon swimmer from Brazil
15. Anna DeLozier, ice/winter swimmer from the USA
16. Abigail Fairman, marathon swimmer from the USA
17. Sandra Frimerman-Bergquist, marathon swimmer from the USA
18. Elizabeth Fry, marathon/channel swimmer and event organizer from USA
19. Pat Gallant-Charette, channel/marathon swimmer from the USA
20. Elena Guseva, ice swimmer from Russia
21. Ines Hahn, ice/winter/professional marathon swimmer from Germany
22. Jessi Harewicz, marathon/channel swimmer from Canada
23. Mariel Hawley Dávila, marathon/channel/cross-border swimmer from Mexico
24. Bárbara Hernández Huerta, winter/extreme swimmer from Chile
25. Lori King, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
26. Tita Llorens, marathon/channel swimmer from Spain
27. Marcy MacDonald, DPM, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
28. Elina Makïnen, ice/winter swimmer from Finland
29. Chloë McCardel, marathon/channel swimmer and coach from Australia
30. Sally Minty-Gravett, marathon/channel swimmer and coach from Great Britain (Jersey)
31. Jaimie Monahan, ice/winter/marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
32. Ludmila Maller, winter swimmer from Russia
33. Molly Nance, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
34. Nuala Moore, marathon/ice swimmer, second, author and lecturer from Ireland
35. Angel More, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
36. Victoria Mori, ice/winter/professional marathon swimmer from Argentina
37. Anna-Carin Nordin, Oceans Seven/ice swimmer from Sweden
38. Cheryl Reinke, marathon swimmer from the USA
39. Kate Robarts, marathon/channel/winter/relay swimmer from Great Britain
40. Susan Simmons, marathon swimmer with Multiple Sclerosis from Canada
41. Kate Steels-Fryatt, polar ice miler and ice/winter swimmer from Great Britain
42. Sarah Thomas, marathon/extreme swimmer from the USA
43. Nora Toledano Cadena, marathon/channel/cross-border swimmer from Mexico
44. Wendy Trehiou, marathon/channel swimmer from Great Britain (Jersey)
45. Mandy Uys, marathon/stage swimmer from South Africa
46. Samantha Whelpton, winter/ice swimmer from South Africa
47. Sabrina Wiedmer, ice/winter/marathon/channel swimmer from Switzerland
48. Kyra Sterre Wijnker, channel/ice swimmer from the Netherlands
49. Julia Wittig, ice/winter swimmer from Germany
50. Paula Yankauskas, winter/marathon swimmer from the USA

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