Mark Rickhuss

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Coach Mark Rickhuss and swimmer Tim Denyer preparing for the English Channel in 2005

Mark Rickhuss is a British open water swimmer who won the Centenary Cup by crossing the English Channel in 1999 for his 9 hour 18 minute crossing. He is an open water swimming coach and was featured in the swimming film documentary Two Swimmers.

Centenary Cup Recipients

The Centenary Cup is given to the 'Fastest Swim of the Year by a British Person' across the English Channel awarded by the Channel Swimming Association.

Two Swimmers

Two Swimmers is a swimming film documentary about Tim Denyer and his coach Mark Rickhuss during their English Channel swim of 2005 and the dramatic events that followed. The film premiered in the United Kingdom in 2007. It was produced, directed, edited and filmed by Steven Sander with original music by Jim Copperthwaite. Two Swimmers is listed as one of the Great Movies for Open Water Swimmers by the World Open Water Swimming Association and the Daily News of Open Water Swimming.

Screenings and Awards

WINNER Guirlande d’Honneur Best Documentary - Reportage
WINNER Mass Media Critic Award
"Sports Movies & TV" 25th Milano International FICTS Festival, Italy 2007
WINNER Best Direction - "Krasnogorski" 5th International Festival of Sports Films, Russia 2007
FINALIST Fourdocs Short Documentary Award - Britdoc 06, UK 2006
SELECTED - Boulder International Film Festival, USA 2008
SELECTED - Santa Barbara Ocean Film Festival, USA 2007
British Television premiere - MORE4, True Stories, 13th June 2007


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