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Frank Richards Endurance Award

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noun - Frank Richards Endurance Award is an annual award given by the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation for the CS&PF endurance swim of the year across the English Channel.

Frank Richards Endurance Award Recipients[edit]

2017: Kevin Mullarkey, swim aborted at 19 hours 40 minutes
2016: Michael Helps, England to France crossing in 19 hours 9 minutes 38 seconds. Two-way crossing after a total swim time 41 hours 44 minutes, aborted 1800 yards from Hythe beach.
2015: Claire Bennison
2014: Camille Anderson
2013: Helen Franklin, England to France crossing in 17 hours 40 minutes
2012: Samantha Simon
2011: Simon Barry
2010: Naomi Wakeford, England to France crossing in 23 hours 12 minutes
2009: Lydia Goldswain, England to France crossing in 17 hours 15 minutes
2008: Rosalinda Hardiman, England to France crossing in 22 hours 6 minutes
2007: Lydia Goldswain
2006: Laura Lopez-Bonilla, England to France attempt aborted after 14 hours 58 minutes
2005: Sally Goble, England to France attempt aborted after 21 hours 1 minute
2004: Rick Selway

Other Awards[edit]

Other awards given annually by the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation include the following:

Eurotunnel Trophy for the fastest CS&PF swim of the year
Gertrude Ederle Award for the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a woman
Des Renford Award for the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a man
Peter Adams Award for the CS&PF successful endurance swim of the year
Audrey Scott Award for the youngest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
Ray Scott Award for the oldest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
Alison Streeter MBE Award for the fastest CS&PF 2-way swim of the year
Barrie Darling Award for the CS&PF pilot/crew member of the year
Dover Straits Award for the fastest CS&PF relay crossing of the year
Longest Standard Relay Crossing Award for the longest CS&PF standard relay swim of the year
Observers Award for the CS&PF observer of the year
Most Meritorious Special Category Relay for the most meritorious CS&PF special category swim of the year
CS&PF "Special Thanks" Award for the supporters/volunteers contribution to the Federation
Seafarers Award for the fastest British swimmer of the year
JLDSC "For Special Recognition" Award and Cup for the most successful CS&PF swim completed under exceptional circumstances
Leo Cox Award for the fastest CS&PF Junior relay swim of the year

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