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Susie Maroney

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Susia Maroney OAM is an inductee (Honor Swimmer of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Class of 2005
Susie Maroney OAM is a member of the Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2020
Susie Maroney finishing her 35-hour 190 km ocean swim from Montego Bay, Jamaica to Marea del Portillo beach, Cuba on 15 September 1999
Course for Susie Maroney's Mexico to Cuba swim in 1998

Susan Jean "Susie" Maroney OAM (born 15 November 1974 in Cronulla, New South Wales) is an Australian former marathon swimmer. Maroney was an outstanding channel swimmer and marathon swimmer who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 2005 as an Honor Swimmer. She is also a member of the 24-hour club and competed in the 6th season of Australian Survivor in 2019.

Open Water Swimming Career Highlights[edit]

  • In 1989 when she achieved third place in the Australian Marathon Swimming Championship at the age of 14.

On 31 July 1990, she crossed the English Channel from England to France in 8 hours 29 minutes at the age of 15 (youngest and fastest Australian). This followed a family relay across the English Channel to help her "get ready".

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World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women[edit]

She was named to the list of World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women by the World Open Water Swimming Association in 2015.

Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Honourees[edit]

She is a member of the inaugural class of Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame honourees who were inducted on August 2020.

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