Andre Slade (Australia) – World Open Water Swimming Association

Andre Slade continues to lead OceanFit while adding the ownership of Oceanswims of Australia to his portfolio of responsibilities.


Andre Slade manages and is growing two major Australian online sites that specialize in event management and promotion including offering swim tours, weekend getaways, ocean swimming clinics, and online courses.
Ocean swimming education, awareness, confidence, and fitness is his speciality, delivering practical programs for all ages and abilities. Oceanswims continues to be the home of ocean swimming Down Under with its comprehensive and easy-to-navigate national database of swims.

Why he was nominated

For educating and coaching so many individuals of all ages and abilities on ocean swimming and for organizing and administering OceanFit and Oceanswims in Australia, truly driving the open water swimming market and innovatively developing opportunities in Australia.




Man of the Year


Andre Slade

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