Open Water Swimming
Black Rock, Victoria, Australia.

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© Black-Ice 2016. Web development by Jonathan Hayward

BLACK-ICE

OPEN WATER SWIMMING CLUB

Black Rock - Victoria - Australia

 

Compiled by Kevin Cassidy from information published by both the CSA and CSPF and the excellent research by Sydney-based sports journalist, historian and statistician John Blanch.
 

Complete to the end of the 2019 swim season. Any corrections or omissions can be emailed to: kevinetof@gmail.com
 

Also - we would love to add your photo to this site. Please contact Kevin at the above address.

Website developed by Jonathan Hayward.

1 - 10   |   11 - 20   |   21 - 30   |   31 - 40   |   41 - 50   |   51 - 60   |   61 - 70   |   71 - 80   |   81 - 90   |   91 - 100

101 - 110   |   111 - 120   |   121 - 130   |   131 - 140   |   141 - 150   |   151 - 160   |   161 - 170   |   171 - 180   |   181 - 190

191 - 200   |   201 - 210   |   211 - 220   |   221 - 230   |   231 - 236   |   Summary  

 

1

Linda McGill     NSW     (F)

Aug 6,   1965
Aug 18, 1967
Aug 29, 1967

11hrs 12min
9 hrs   59min

13hrs  2min

2

John Koorey     NSW     (M)

Sep 6, 1969

10hrs  32min

3

Des Renford     NSW     (M)

* Des Renford holds the record for the most number of crossings by any Australian male.

Aug 9,   1970
Aug 27, 1970
July 22, 1972
Aug 19, 1972
Aug 13, 1974
Sep 11, 1974
July 29, 1975
Aug 3,   1975
Sep 1,   1975
Aug 4,   1976 
July 21, 1977
Aug 12, 1978 
Aug 22, 1978
Aug 4,   1979
Aug 28, 1979
Sep 4,   1979
Aug 8,   1980
Aug 18, 1980
Aug 28, 1980

13hrs 9min
12hrs 55min
13hrs 30min
12hrs 59min
12hrs 41min
14hrs 2min
14hrs 22min
13hrs 8min
13hrs 12min
12hrs 2min
13hrs 35min
12hrs 33min
14hrs 1min
11hrs 42min
14hrs 9min
12hrs 43min
14hrs 54min
15hrs 10min
13hrs 48min

 

4

Jenny Anderson     QLD     (F)

Aug 25, 1976

14hrs 15min

5

Cyril Baldock     NSW     (M)

Aug 18, 1985

Aug 20, 2014

10hrs 44min

12hrs 45min

* Cyril Baldock is the oldest Aussie at 70 years and 9 months.

 

6

Clifford Batt     QLD    (M)

Aug 19, 1987

18hrs 37min

7

Susie Maroney     NSW     (F)

July 31, 1990

**July 22, 1991

8hrs 29min

17hrs 14min

**Double crossing (Splits of 8hrs 19min - 8hrs 55min)

* Susie Maroney became the youngest Australian to swim the channel in 1990. Susie was 15

   years and 258 days at the time of her swim.

** Susie was the first Australian to complete a double crossing of the English Channel.

8

Shelley Taylor-Smith     WA     (F)

Aug 27, 1990

9hrs 27min

9

Lindy Maroney     NSW     (F)

July 21, 1991

9hrs 44min

10

Baden Green     NSW     (M)

July 22, 1991

8hrs 59min