Membership in the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming requires the authenticated completion of three famous marathon swims around the world: (1) 21 miles (33.7K) across the English Channel between England and France, (2) 21 miles (33.7K) across the Catalina Channel in Southern California, USA, and (3) 28.5 miles (45.8K) around the Manhattan Island in New York, USA.

The current list of Triple Crown swimmers is below.

To report new members of the club, please send the information to Open Water Source via email (headcoach@openwatersource.com).

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 Argüelles (Mexico) (twice, in 1999 and 2009)

8. Nick Olmos-Lau (Mexico)

9. T. Scott Coleman (USA)

10. Rebecca Jackman (USA)

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 (USA)

29. Nancy Steadman-Martin (USA)

30. Michael Miller (USA)

31. Nick Adams (UK)

32. Elaine Kornbau Howley (USA)

33. Stephen Autry (USA)

34. Jeffrey Cleveland (USA)

35. Sakura Hingley (UK)

36. Samantha Simon (USA)

37. Jim Barber (USA)

38. Craig Lenning (USA)

39. Mallory Mead (USA)

40. Dave Barra (USA)

41. Penny Palfrey (Australia)

42. Dan Richards (USA)

43. Tobey Saracino (USA)

44. Yesenia Cabrera (Guatemala)

45. Michael Renford (Australia)

46. Mo Siegel (USA)

47. Anthony Zamora (USA)

48. Brad McVetta (USA)

Yuri Kudinov in the English Channel

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Petar Stoychev around Manhattan Island