Cook Strait swims

Route Swims First Fastest
North Island to South Island 62 Barrie Devenport - 1962 Casey Glover - 04:37:00 (2008)
South Island to North Island 46 Perry Cameron - 1972 Denise Anderson - 05:04:00 (1986)
North Island to South Island to North Island 2 Philip Rush - 1984 Philip Rush - 16:16:00 (1984)
South Island to North Island to South Island 1 Philip Rush - 1988 Philip Rush - 18:37:00 (1988)

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Cook Strait route

North Island to South Island

23 km (14.3 miles)

Date Name Time
1962 Nov 20 Barrie Devenport 11:20:00
1964 Feb 7 Keith Hancox 09:34:00
1975 Feb 4 Lynne Cox 12:07:00
1977 Feb 13 John Coutts 09:25:00
1978 Feb 3 Meda McKenzie 12:07:00
1978 Dec 24 Chris Hurdley 09:04:00
1978 Dec 24 Alan Christie 09:05:00
1979 Feb 24 Pat Benson 10:18:00
1980 Feb 24 Philip Rush 08:56:00
1980 Feb 24 Mohamed El Meseery 09:12:00
1981 Feb 28 Michael Quinlivan 07:58:00
1981 Mar 30 Alan Vincent 08:21:00
1981 May 10 Elizabeth Horner 11:33:00
1982 Feb 21 Wayne Jack 10:02:00
1984 Mar 13 Philip Rush 07:51:00
1984 Mar 26 Meda McKenzie 11:27:00
1984 Mar 26 Sandra Blewett 13:30:00
1985 Mar 29 Karen Bisley 11:11:00
1985 May 1 Donna Bouzaid 08:15:00
1986 Feb 18 John Koorey 06:59:00
1987 Feb 25 Ingrid Greenslade 07:18:00
1988 Feb 9 Philip Rush 09:32:00
1994 Feb 5 Myra Willianson 08:01:00
1996 Mar 26 Jo Kane 10:52:00
1999 Mar 10 Tammy Van Wisse 06:49:00
2001 Mar 6 Grainne Moss 12:25:00
2001 Mar 16 Kate Johns 07:06:00
2001 Mar 17 Yvonne Merrill 11:05:00
2003 Mar 25 Bula Chowdhury Chakraborty 09:04:00
2003 Apr 11 Jeremy Gray 07:25:00
2004 Jan 16 David Yudovin 09:38:00
2005 Feb 20 Aditya Santosh Raut 09:09:00
2006 Feb 10 Robert Binney 07:11:00
2007 Feb 8 T Scott Coleman 10:27:32
2007 Apr 22 Stephanie Bennington 08:10:35
2008 Jan 31 Forrest Nelson 11:56:00
2008 Apr 13 Casey Glover 04:37:00
2008 Apr 14 Susan Freeland 11:09:00
2009 Feb 18 Andrew Rowan 07:29:08
2009 Mar 20 Pam Dickson 09:23:10
2009 Apr 3 Peter Cook 08:52:35
2010 Mar 8 Michelle Macy 08:02:00
2010 Mar 8 Stephen Junk 08:08:00
2010 Mar 9 Emily Morris 09:58:00
2011 Feb 24 Andrea O'Fee 07:08:00
2011 Feb 28 Pieter Christian Jongeneel Anderica 08:49:00
2011 Apr 12 Emma Aitken 09:31:00
2013 Feb 18 Jason Coombe 10:32:00
2013 Feb 19 Mark Krynen 12:32:00
2013 Mar 21 Darren Miller 10:42:00
2013 Mar 21 Craig Lenning 10:52:00
2014 Mar 11 Simon Olliver 08:36:00
2014 Apr 22 Adam Walker 08:36:00
2014 Dec 16 Anna Plunkett 07:43:45
2016 Apr 16 Tim Robinson 09:42:22
2017 Mar 10 Jim Barber 06:27:00
2017 Mar 19 Antonio Argüelles Díaz González 11:20:00
2017 Mar 24 Chloe Harris 07:17:24
2018 Jan 27 Ion Lazarenco Tiron 11:06:00
2018 Feb 9 Rohan More 08:37:00
2018 Feb 9 Paul Feltoe 09:04:00
2018 Feb 24 Abhejali Bernardová 13:09:48

South Island to North Island

23 km (14.3 miles)

Date Name Time
1972 Jan 12 Perry Cameron 09:36:00
1978 Feb 17 Meda McKenzie 11:23:00
1978 Feb 18 John Coutts 06:46:00
1980 Mar 10 Rhonda Smidt 08:56:00
1980 Mar 24 Belinda Shields 08:32:00
1980 Apr 8 Carolyn Wordsworth 07:15:00
1981 Feb 1 John Koorey 05:37:00
1981 Feb 14 Kristine Carr 07:54:00
1981 Mar 14 Elizabeth Horner 07:22:00
1982 Jan 17 Sheryl McLay 06:59:00
1982 Feb 14 Karen Bisley 06:46:00
1984 Mar 13 Philip Rush 08:25:00
1984 Mar 26 Meda McKenzie 11:39:00
1985 Mar 29 Scott Barry 07:51:00
1986 Jan 20 Denise Anderson 05:04:00
1986 Mar 30 Helen Barrett 06:34:00
1987 Mar 23 Jeffrey Reid 07:10:00
1987 Mar 23 Philip Rush 08:27:00
1988 Feb 9 Philip Rush 09:05:00
1988 Feb 12 Richard Davey 07:17:00
1989 Feb 18 Karena Doig 08:31:00
1996 Mar 25 Taranath Narayan Shenoy 07:46:00
1998 Mar 9 Romdas Rupali 19:44:00
1999 Feb 8 Thomas Pearson 06:50:00
2004 Mar 5 James Pittar 08:31:00
2004 Mar 15 Chris Hains 07:24:00
2004 Mar 25 John Gatfield 08:08:00
2005 Mar 4 Cara Sibtsen 05:48:00
2005 Mar 4 Tania Hockings 05:48:00
2006 Apr 5 Penny Palfrey 08:26:00
2007 Feb 25 Jei Zhang 08:03:00
2007 Mar 10 Daniel Kennedy 11:00:00
2007 Apr 9 Hana Wolzak 08:44:00
2012 Jan 17 Tom Hecker 10:36:00
2012 Feb 17 Stephen Redmond 12:19:00
2012 Mar 5 Kimberley Chambers 08:26:00
2013 Mar 22 Daniel Abel 06:15:00
2013 Apr 8 Anna-Carin Nordin 08:18:00
2013 Dec 10 Phillipa Wrenn 08:42:00
2015 Mar 3 Toshio Ogawa 11:51:59
2016 Feb 3 Patti Bauernfeind 08:09:28
2016 Mar 18 Marilyn Korzekwa 11:34:08
2017 Feb 20 Kevin Cassidy 09:07:00
2018 Feb 24 Anthony McCarley 11:23:00
2018 Mar 11 Steve Walker 12:17:00
2018 Mar 11 Cameron Bellamy 12:44:00

North Island to South Island to North Island

46 km (28.6 miles)

Date Name Time
1984 Mar 13 Philip Rush 16:16:00
1984 Mar 26 Meda McKenzie 23:06:00

South Island to North Island to South Island

46 km (28.6 miles)

Date Name Time
1988 Feb 9 Philip Rush 18:37:00

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