Chad Hundeby Honored By The International Swimming Hall Of Fame

Chad Hundeby Honored By The International Swimming Hall Of Fame

Chad Hundeby of Irvine, California will be inducted in the Honoree Class 2012 at the International Swimming Hall of Fame‘s 47th Annual Induction Ceremonies, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 12th 2012.

Chad won FINA’s World Swimming Championship race in 1991 in the 25K and broke a 16-year-old English Channel record in 1994 with a 7 hours and 17 minutes and won almost every major long distance race in the world during his career. He was honored as the Open Water Swimmer of the Year by the USA Swimming in 1991, 1993 and 1994.

He also set a Catalina Channel record in 1993 in 8 hours and 14 minutes and was later on a Catalina Channel record-setting relay.

As a college student-athlete, he competed for Southern Methodist University team.

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