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Mo Siegel

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Mo Siegel

Mo Siegel is a successful 65-year-old businessman originally from Brooklyn, New York City who is also an accomplished marathon swimmer and member of the Half Century Club and the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming due to his successful swims in the English Channel (in 14 hours 18 minutes), Catalina Channel (in 13 hours 8 minutes), the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (in 9 hours 1 minute). he has also completed the 2013 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge in Arizona, and the 20-mile P2P Swim (Cape Cod Bay Swim) on 17 August 2013. Recipient of the 2014 Barra Award from the Marathon swimmers Federation, he completed the first GPS 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim (120 miles) in 2015. Between 25-28 April 2018, he will attempt all four stage swims of the SCAR Swim Challenge in Arizona (9.5-mile or 15.2 km Saguaro Lake + 9-mile or 14.4 km Canyon Lake + 17-mile or 27.3 km Apache Lake + 6.2-mile or 10 km Roosevelt Lake).

Siegel is the President of Ice Air, LLC and was previously the President and CEO of Ice Cap, Inc.

Honours

Siegel received the 2014 Barra Award for Most Impressive Overall Year by the Marathon Swimmers Federation.

Swimming Bio

Siegel has completed the following swims (not inclusive of his many relays):

2019

2016

2016

2015

Arizona S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge:

  • Saguaro Lake -9.0 Miles - 4:51:44:
  • Canyon Lake - 9.5 Miles - 5:00:10:
  • Apache Lake - 6.5 Miles - 4:40 (DNF):
  • Total: 26 Miles 14 hrs 29 min 44 sec

8 Bridges Hudson River Swims:
1st Ever GPS Swim

Date Distance Time Total Time:
Sunday June 6, 2015 18.4 6:45:00 6:45:00:
Monday June 8, 2015 14.6 6:56:00 14:42:00:
Tuesday June 9, 2015 16.5 6:20:00 19:52:00:
Weds June 10, 2015 15.1 6:44:00 26:46:00:
Thursday June 11, 2015 11.4 4:00:00 40:46:00:
Friday June 12, 2015 12.6 5:04:00 45:49:00:
Saturday June 14, 2015 20.1 4:18:00 49:56:00:
Sunday June 14, 2015 11.4 4:18:00 44:15:00:

Total Miles: 119.1 Total Time: 44 hrs 15 min

Lake Keuka / Finger Lakes:
July 19, 2015:
6 Hours 11 Miles

Rose Pitinof Swim NYC:
August 15, 2015:
6:04 16 Miles

Swim Around Charleston SC:
September 26, 2015:
6:01:11 12 Miles

2014

Alcatraz / Golden Gate Bridge Swims
April 11-12, 2014 4.0 Miles

Arizona S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge:
- Saguaro Lake - 9 miles - 5:06:56
- Canyon Lake - 9.5 miles - 5:06:59
- Apache Lake - 16 miles - 11:01:44
Total 45.5 miles - 21:16:48

8 Bridges Hudson River Swim:
- Stage 4 - Beacon / Newburgh to Mid-Hudson Bridge - 14.2 miles - 4:24:46
- Stage 4 - Mid-Hudson to Bear Mtn Bridge - 15.2 miles - 5:56:44
Total - 28.4 miles - 10:22:11

Manhattan island Marathon Swim
Two Person Relay with Eileen Burke - July 12, 2014 28.5 Miles Total - 12 Miles estimated - 9:41:29

Boston Light Swim
July 26,2014 8 Miles - 4:44:48

Swim Across The Sound
August 2, 2014 Race called at 2 hours 5 minutes Approximately 4 miles

Skaneateles Lake (Finger lakes)
August 24, 2014 16 Miles - 9:21:04

Lake Willoughby VT
September 5, 2014 5 Miles - 4:40

Manhattan Island Marathon Relays
September 14, 2014 4 Person Traditional Relay - "Charlie's Angels" 6.6 Miles - 8:44:50

Coney Island Triple Dip (CIBBOWS)
September 26, 2014 10k - 5.6 Miles - 4:08:50

Bantry Bay South Africa
December 24, 2014 4.2 km - 2 miles - 1:05

2014

S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge - 48+ miles - 4 stages
8 Bridges Hudson River Swim - 46.5 miles - 4 stages
P2P Swim (Cape Cod Bay Swim) - 20 miles (6th person in history)
Cold Water Challenge - 2.6 miles

2012

Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles - 1st Team Pursuit format

2011

8 Bridges Hudson River Swim
Catalina Channel - 20 miles (14:08)
Ederle Swim - 16.5 miles
Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles
Boston Light Swim - 8 miles
Potomac River Swim - 6.5 miles
Alcatraz Invitational Swim - 1.5 miles

2010

Brooklyn Bridge Swim
Ederle Swim - 16.5 miles
Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles
English Channel (14:18:00) - 21 miles

2009

Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles
Mo Siegel, 2009 (10:58:53, born 1951), USA< Chesapeake Bay Swim - 4.4 miles (also completed in years from 1998 to 2008)

Tsugaru Channel Crossing



Video of Mo Siegel crossing the Tsugaru Channel in Japan, courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association

Catalina Channel Half Century Club

1. Jim Clifford (USA), 62 years 11 months, CM in 9:49 on 28 September 2014
2. Bob West (USA), 62, CM in 15:49 in 1998
4. Gary Greenwood (USA), 62, CM in 14:08 in 2004
4. Pat Gallant-Charette (USA), 60, CM in 14:11 in 2011
5. Mo Siegel (USA), 60, CM in 14:08 in 2011
6. Scott Lautman (USA), 60 CM in 12:09 in 2014
6. Bob Needham (USA), 58, CM in 14:10 in 2011
8. Tom Hecker (USA), 56, CM in 10:45 in 2009
9. Richard Knepper (USA), 56, MC in 11:56 in 2005
10. Barbara Held (USA), 56, CM in 9:46 in 2010
11. Mark Smitherman (USA), 56, CM in 11:52 in 2014
12. Carol Sing (USA), 55, CM in 10:48 in 1996
14. Bill Hoehn (USA), 55, CM in 12:56 in 2005
14. Kevin Murphy (Great Britain), 54, CM in 15:24 in 2004
15. Roger Finch (South Africa), 54, CM in 9:45:02 in 2012
16. Dave Van Mouwerik (USA), 54,, CM in 12:09:06 in 2012
16. Ned Denison (Ireland), 54, CM 8:50:04 in 2012
18. Peter Tanham (Australia), 54, CM in 10:06 in 2014
19. Anthony McCarley (USA), 54, CM in 14:00.4 in 2014
20. Nick Almos-Lau (Mexico), 54, CM in 12:40 in 1999
21. James Fitzpatrick (USA), 54, CM in 14:59 in 2008 (to Newport Beach)
22. Jim McConica (USA), 54, CM in 10:19 in 2004
24. Douglas McConnell (USA), 54, CM in 12:41:14 in 2012
24. David Cooper (USA), 52, CM in 14:19 in 2005
25. Dan Richards (USA), 52, CM in 10:10 2008
26. Chris Burke (USA), 52, CM in 11:22 in 2014
26. Alan Bell (USA), 51, CM in 9:28 in 2001
28. Chris Palfrey (Australia), 51, CM in 10:40 in 2009
29. Lynn Kubasek (USA), 51, CM in 15:54 in 2009
40. Daniel Robinson (USA), 51, CM in 9:56 in 2008
41. Ron Collins (USA), 51, CM in 10:05 on 10 September 2014
42. Antonio Argüelles (Mexico), 50, CM in 10:25 in 2009
44. William Newbern (USA), 50, CM in 12:48 in 2005
44. Ray Meltvedt (USA), 50, CM in 15:25 in 2010
45. Suzie Dods (USA), 50, MC in 18:46 in 2010
46. Dale Petranech (USA), 50, CM in 14:28 in 1985
46. John Hill (USA), 50, CM in 19:15 in 1985
48. Frank Reynolds (USA), 50, CM in 10:44 in 1986
49. Jim Barber (USA), 50, CM in 8:44 in 2010
40. Sue Free (USA), 50, CM in 11:24 in 2012
41. Bridgette Hobart Janeczko (USA), 50, CM 11:26:16 in 2012
42. Hendrik Meerman (USA), CM, 50, 12:48:40 in 2012
44. Scott Tapley (USA), MC, 50, 16:44:12 in 2014

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