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Marathon swimmer

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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.

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