Neil Hailstone

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Neil grew up in London, England and learned to swim before he could walk. He now calls Denver, Colorado home where he lives with his wife Betsy and their three dogs. By day, Neil is a Sales Rep for a bike company. 

A former volunteer firefighter and swift water rescue technician, Neil is a certified WOWSA Level 4 Coach and USMS Coach.  A life-long endurance athlete, Neil discovered open water marathon swimming in 2014. He’s a breakfast burrito connoisseur and can’t resist Cadbury’s chocolate.

Neil works alongside Sarah Thomas and specializes in working with adult athletes who are new to the challenge of marathon swimming.

Notable Swim accomplishments:

Catalina Channel Crossing, 2022

SCAR Swim Challenge, 2022

Anacapa Channel Swim 2020

Horsetooth 10K 2019

Swim the Suck 2014

8 time Ironman Finisher 2000 – 2015

WOWSA Certified Coach Level

Certified Coach Level 4

Type of Coaching

Marathon Channel Swimming

Virtual or In-Person

In Person

How long have you been coaching?

Since 2022

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