Cook Strait swims

Route Swims First Fastest
North Island to South Island 68 Barrie Devenport - 1962 Casey Glover - 04:37:00 (2008)
South Island to North Island 48 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 Gender Age Nation Time
1962 Nov 20 Barrie Devenport M 27 11:20:00
1964 Feb 7 Keith Hancox M 25 09:34:00
1975 Feb 4 Lynne Cox F 18 12:07:00
1977 Feb 13 John Coutts M 19-20 09:25:00
1978 Feb 3 Meda McKenzie F 14-15 12:07:00
1978 Dec 24 Chris Hurdley M 30 09:04:00
1978 Dec 24 Alan Christie M 28 09:05:00
1979 Feb 24 Pat Benson M 22 10:18:00
1980 Feb 24 Philip Rush M 16 08:56:00
1980 Feb 24 Mohamed El Meseery M 21 09:12:00
1981 Feb 28 Michael Quinlivan M 20 07:58:00
1981 Mar 30 Alan Vincent M 31 08:21:00
1981 May 10 Elizabeth Horner F 15 11:33:00
1982 Feb 21 Wayne Jack M 14 10:02:00
1984 Mar 13 Philip Rush M 20 07:51:00
1984 Mar 26 Meda McKenzie F 21 11:27:00
1984 Mar 26 Sandra Blewett F 34 13:30:00
1985 Mar 29 Karen Bisley F 19 11:11:00
1985 May 1 Donna Bouzaid F 22 08:15:00
1986 Feb 18 John Koorey M 42 06:59:00
1987 Feb 25 Ingrid Greenslade F 15 07:18:00
1988 Feb 9 Philip Rush M 24 09:32:00
1994 Feb 5 Myra Willianson F 19 08:01:00
1996 Mar 26 Jo Kane F 40 10:52:00
1999 Mar 10 Tammy Van Wisse F 30 06:49:00
2001 Mar 6 Grainne Moss F 31 12:25:00
2001 Mar 16 Kate Johns F 14 07:06:00
2001 Mar 17 Yvonne Merrill F 39 11:05:00
2003 Mar 25 Bula Chowdhury Chakraborty F 33 09:04:00
2003 Apr 11 Jeremy Gray M 21 07:25:00
2004 Jan 16 David Yudovin M 52 09:38:00
2005 Feb 20 Aditya Santosh Raut M 11 09:09:00
2006 Feb 10 Robert Binney M 43 07:11:00
2007 Feb 8 T Scott Coleman M 52 10:27:32
2007 Apr 22 Stephanie Bennington F 13 08:10:35
2008 Jan 31 Forrest Nelson M 42 11:56:00
2008 Apr 13 Casey Glover M 21 04:37:00
2008 Apr 14 Susan Freeland F 43 11:09:00
2009 Feb 18 Andrew Rowan M 30 07:29:08
2009 Mar 20 Pam Dickson F 55 09:23:10
2009 Apr 3 Peter Cook M 39 08:52:35
2010 Mar 8 Michelle Macy F 32 08:02:00
2010 Mar 8 Stephen Junk M 49 08:08:00
2010 Mar 9 Emily Morris F 27 09:58:00
2011 Feb 24 Andrea O'Fee F 23 07:08:00
2011 Feb 28 Pieter Christian Jongeneel Anderica M 36 08:49:00
2011 Apr 12 Emma Aitken F 23 09:31:00
2013 Feb 18 Jason Coombe M 42 10:32:00
2013 Feb 19 Mark Krynen M 53 12:32:00
2013 Mar 21 Darren Miller M 29 10:42:00
2013 Mar 21 Craig Lenning M 33 10:52:00
2014 Mar 11 Simon Olliver M 49 08:36:00
2014 Apr 22 Adam Walker M 35 08:36:00
2014 Dec 16 Anna Plunkett F 17 07:43:45
2016 Apr 16 Tim Robinson M 41 09:42:22
2017 Jan 23 Steven Kennedy M 26 08:45:32
2017 Jan 23 Zoltan Boros M 38 08:45:32
2017 Feb 19 Marty Filipowski M 53 09:06:14
2017 Feb 24 Caitlin O'Reilly F 12 07:19:56
2017 Mar 10 Jim Barber M 57 06:27:41
2017 Mar 19 Antonio Argüelles Díaz González M 57 11:22:17
2017 Mar 23 Chloe Harris F 24 07:17:24
2018 Jan 27 Ion Lazarenco Tiron M 40 11:06:59
2018 Feb 8 Paul Feltoe M 43-44 09:04:11
2018 Feb 9 Rohan More M 32 08:37:54
2018 Feb 9 Julie Isbill F 43-44 08:43:10
2018 Feb 24 Abhejali Bernardová F 41 13:09:48
2018 Nov 14 Lynton Mortensen M 54 14:14:00

South Island to North Island

23 km (14.3 miles)

Date Name Gender Age Nation Time
1972 Jan 12 Perry Cameron M 30 09:36:00
1978 Feb 17 Meda McKenzie F 14-15 11:23:00
1978 Feb 18 John Coutts M 21 06:46:00
1980 Mar 10 Rhonda Smidt F 17 08:56:00
1980 Mar 24 Belinda Shields F 18 08:32:00
1980 Apr 8 Carolyn Wordsworth F 17 07:15:00
1981 Feb 1 John Koorey M 36-37 05:37:00
1981 Feb 14 Kristine Carr F 21 07:54:00
1981 Mar 14 Elizabeth Horner F 14-15 07:22:00
1982 Jan 17 Sheryl McLay F 21 06:59:00
1982 Feb 14 Karen Bisley F 15-16 06:46:00
1984 Mar 13 Philip Rush M 20 08:25:00
1984 Mar 26 Meda McKenzie F 21 11:39:00
1985 Mar 29 Scott Barry M 18 07:51:00
1986 Jan 20 Denise Anderson F 21 05:04:00
1986 Mar 30 Helen Barrett F 16 06:34:00
1987 Mar 23 Jeffrey Reid M 14 07:10:00
1987 Mar 23 Philip Rush M 23 08:27:00
1988 Feb 9 Philip Rush M 24 09:05:00
1988 Feb 12 Richard Davey M 25-23 07:17:00
1989 Feb 18 Karena Doig F 15 08:31:00
1996 Mar 25 Taranath Narayan Shenoy M 36-37 07:46:00
1998 Mar 9 Romdas Rupali F 16 19:44:00
1999 Feb 8 Thomas Pearson M 42 06:50:00
2004 Mar 5 James Pittar M 34 08:31:00
2004 Mar 15 Chris Hains M 07:24:00
2004 Mar 25 John Gatfield M 13 08:08:00
2005 Mar 4 Cara Sibtsen F 17 05:48:00
2005 Mar 4 Tania Hockings F 17 05:48:00
2006 Apr 5 Penny Palfrey F 43 08:26:00
2007 Feb 25 Jei Zhang F 19 08:03:00
2007 Mar 10 Daniel Kennedy M 45 11:00:00
2007 Apr 9 Hana Wolzak F 46 08:44:00
2012 Jan 17 Tom Hecker M 60 10:36:00
2012 Feb 17 Stephen Redmond M 46 12:19:00
2012 Mar 5 Kimberley Chambers F 34 08:26:00
2013 Mar 22 Daniel Abel M 37 06:15:00
2013 Apr 8 Anna-Carin Nordin F 42 08:18:00
2013 Dec 10 Phillipa Wrenn F 26 08:42:00
2015 Mar 3 Toshio Ogawa M 60 11:51:59
2016 Feb 3 Patti Bauernfeind F 49 08:09:28
2016 Mar 18 Marilyn Korzekwa F 58 11:34:08
2017 Feb 20 Kevin Cassidy M 56-57 09:07:34
2017 Apr 22 Attila Mányoki M 42-43 06:57:49
2018 Feb 11 Royce Evans M 32 06:13:48
2018 Feb 24 Anthony McCarley M 58 11:23:00
2018 Mar 11 Steve Walker M 50 12:17:00
2018 Mar 11 Cameron Bellamy M 35 12:44:00

North Island to South Island to North Island

46 km (28.6 miles)

Date Name Gender Age Nation Time
1984 Mar 13 Philip Rush M 20 16:16:00
1984 Mar 26 Meda McKenzie F 21 23:06:00

South Island to North Island to South Island

46 km (28.6 miles)

Date Name Gender Age Nation Time
1988 Feb 9 Philip Rush M 24 18:37:00

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