Kings and Queens - Most Swims of Same Route

Note: multi-way crossings (or multi-circumnavigations) count as multiple swims.

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Most English Channel Swims

Most English Channel solo swim crossings by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Alison Streeter F 43 2004
2 Kevin Murphy M 34 2006
3 Michael Read M 33 2004
4 Chloë McCardel F 26 2018
5 Cindy Nicholas F 19 1982
5 Desmond Renford M 19 1980
7 Marcy MacDonald F 16 2018
8 Nick Adams M 14 2018
8 Peter Jurzynski M 14 2007
10 Jon Erikson M 11 1981
10 Karteek Clarke M 11 2014
10 Rebecca Lewis F 11 2018

Most Catalina Channel Swims

Most Catalina Channel solo swim crossings by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Hank Wise M 7 2018
2 John York M 6 2000
2 Tina Neill F 6 2014
2 Jesus Samuel Neri Gutiérrez M 6 2017
5 Forrest Nelson M 5 2013

Most Manhattan Island Swims

Note: includes Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, 20 Bridges, and solo Manhattan swims.

Most Manhattan Island solo swims by one individual.
Name LapsRecent
1 Kristian Rutford M 22 2018
2 Christopher Green M 13 1995
2 Benn Kramer M 13 1998
4 Jamie Tout M 10 2015
5 Julie Ridge F 9 1987
6 Shelley Taylor-Smith F 8 1998
7 David Blanke M 7 2007
7 Tom Hetzel M 7 1991
9 Benson Huggard M 6 1990
10 Marcy MacDonald F 5 2009
10 Herbert Barthels M 5 1989
10 Karen Farnsworth-Einsidler F 5 1990
10 David Strasburg M 5 2010
10 Jaimie Monahan F 5 2018

Most Rottnest Channel Swims

Note: includes Rottnest Channel Swim, Port to Pub, and solo Rottnest swims.

Most Rottnest Channel solo swims by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Peter Tanham M 30 2015
2 Barbara Pellick F 29 2018
3 Andrew Page M 27 2018
4 Mary-Anne Paton F 24 2018
5 Andrew Hunt M 17 2018
6 Stephen Junk M 16 2016
6 Julie Isbill F 16 2017
6 Wayne Morris M 16 2018
9 Dieter Loeliger M 15 2013
9 Bill McKenzie M 15 2016

Most Strait of Gibraltar Swims

Most Strait of Gibraltar solo swim crossings by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Pere Estatuet Llorens M 6 2009
2 María Luisa Cabañeros Sánchez de León F 5 2004
3 Penny Palfrey F 4 2010
3 Daniel Curtis M 4 2017
3 Antonio Gil Bravo M 4 2012
3 Balasaheb Ghadge M 4 2002
3 Les Mangold M 4 2016
3 Vinod Ghadge M 4 2006

Most Santa Barbara Channel Swims

Includes channel swims, island to/from mainland, involving Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, Santa Barbara, San Clemente, and San Nicolas Islands.

Most Santa Barbara Channel solo swim crossings by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Jim McConica M 6 2018
2 Jim Neitz M 5 2013
3 Penny Palfrey F 3 2014
3 Paul Lewis M 3 2008
3 Ken Mignosa M 3 2018

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