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 Chloë McCardel F 44 2021
2 Alison Streeter F 43 2004
3 Kevin Murphy M 34 2006
4 Michael Read M 33 2004
5 Cindy Nicholas F 19 1982
5 Des Renford M 19 1980
7 Nick Adams M 17 2021
7 Marcy MacDonald F 17 2019
9 Peter Jurzynski M 14 2007
10 Rebecca Lewis F 13 2022

Most Catalina Channel Swims

Most Catalina Channel solo swim crossings by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Hank Wise M 7 2018
1 Jesus Samuel Neri Gutiérrez M 7 2019
3 John York M 6 2000
3 Tina Neill F 6 2014
3 Antonio Argüelles M 6 2019

Most Manhattan Island Swims

Note: includes Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, 20 Bridges, and solo Manhattan swims ratified by either MIF, NYC Swim, or NY Open Water.

Most Manhattan Island swims by one individual.
Name LapsRecent
1 Kris Rutford M 25 2022
2 Christopher Green M 13 1995
2 Benn Kramer M 13 1998
4 Julie Ridge F 11 2002
5 Jamie Tout M 10 2015
6 David Blanke M 8 2019
6 Shelley Taylor-Smith F 8 1998
8 Tom Hetzel M 7 1991
9 Benson Huggard M 6 1990
10 Jaimie Monahan F 5 2018
10 Marcy MacDonald F 5 2009
10 Herb Barthels M 5 1989
10 Karen Farnsworth-Einsidler F 5 1990
10 David Strasburg M 5 2010
10 Joe Zemaitis M 5 2022

Most Rottnest Channel Swims

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

Most Rottnest Channel swims by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Andrew Page M 36 2022
2 Peter Tanham M 31 2020
3 Barbara Pellick F 30 2019
4 Mary-Anne Paton F 24 2018
5 Wayne Morris M 21 2020
6 Julie Isbill F 20 2020
7 Dean Kerns M 19 2021
8 Lisa DeLaurentis F 18 2022
9 Stephen Junk M 17 2022
9 Ceinwen Roberts F 17 2021
9 Andrew Hunt M 17 2018

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 Daniel Curtis M 5 2018
2 Les Mangold M 5 2018
2 María Luisa Cabañero Sánchez de León F 5 2004
5 Penny Palfrey F 4 2010
5 Antonio Gil Bravo M 4 2012
5 Balasaheb Ghadge M 4 2002
5 Jeff Everett M 4 2022
5 Nathan Payas M 4 2019
5 Vinod Ghadge M 4 2006

Most Santa Barbara Channel Swims

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

Most Santa Barbara Channel solo swim crossings by one individual.
Name CrossingsRecent
1 Karina Garcia F 7 2022
2 Jim McConica M 6 2018
2 Jim Neitz M 6 2019
4 Paul Lewis M 3 2008
4 Caroline Block F 3 2019
4 Ken Mignosa M 3 2018

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