John van Wisse
Open Water Swimming Career Highlights
- He is a three-time winner of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim: 2000, 2008, 2009.
- He was runner-up to Erica Rose at the 2011 the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.
- In the English Channel, he swam an 8 hour, 17 minute solo crossing in 1994.
- He completed a 19 hour 55 minute two-way crossing in 2010. For the latter, he was nominated for the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year.
- He competes regularly in short-distance open-water races on the Victorian coast of Australia.
- As a triathlete, he is a past winner of the New Zealand Half-Ironman Championship (2001) and fourth-place finisher at the 2001 New Zealand Ironman.
He set the record for the Arch (London) to Arc (Paris) Enduroman Triathlon in 61 hours 27 minutes total time in August 2014.
- All-time Historical Big Swims Down Derwent River
- Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Class Of 2020/2021
- John Van Wisse Talks With Andre Slade On OceanFit
- John van Wisse Official website
- Brighton Icebergers
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Stubbornness Leads To Satisfaction And Success
- NYC Swim results
- 3 Remain in the 3-Way
- John & Tammy Van Wisse On Open Water Wednesday
- Venus vs. Mars Around Manhattan Island
- Black-ice Open Water Swim Club website
- These Swimmers Are Tough
- Looking Under The Surface
- Kits Pool, An Alternative To The Open Water
- Swim Agelessly In The Open Water
- Look Behind And Below You In The Open Water
- Milk Does The Body Good
- The Swim Kid From Down Under
- Open Water Swimming
- Always At Their Side Looking Ahead, Richard Clifford
- Who's Who In English Channel's Over-and-Back