Friday, August 7, 2009

List Of Triple Crown Champions Grows

The list of individuals who have achieved the difficult and rare Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming now stands at 33.

This year, Nick Adams and Elaine Kornbau Howley (see photo) were added to the exclusive list of swimmers who have completed the difficult Triple Crown.

Elaine did Manhattan Island in 2008, the English Channel in 2009 and the Catalina Channel in 2008.

Nick did Manhattan Island in 2006, the Catalina Channel in 2009 and the English Channel an incredible six times.

The Triple Crown list, initially researched and compiled Scott Richards, is as follows:

1. Allison Streeter (UK)
2. Taranath Narayan Shenoy (India)
3. Rick Barthels (USA)
4. Bob West (USA)
5. Peter Urrea (USA)
6. Carol Sing (USA)
7. Antonio Arguelles (Mexico)
8. Nick Olmos-Lau (Mexico)
9. T. Scott Coleman (USA)
10. Rebecca Jackman
11. Kevin Murphy (UK)
12. Kathleen Wilson (USA)
13. Forrest Nelson (USA)
14. Andrew Hewitt (USA)
15. David Blanke (USA)
16. Elizabeth Fry (USA)
17. Marcia Cleveland (USA)
18. Bill Hoehn (USA)
19. Sally Minty-Gravett (Jersey Island, UK)
20. James Pittar (Australia)
21. Scott Richards (USA)
22. Andrew "Alan" Voisard (USA)
23. Tina Neil (USA)
24. Rendy Lynn Opdycke (USA)
25. Michelle Davidson (USA)
26. Michelle Macy (USA)
27. Tom Hecker (USA)
28. Erica Moffett
29. Nancy Steadman-Martin
30. Michelle Davidson
31. Michael Miller
32. Nick Adams
33. Elaine Kornbau Howley

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