Hendrik Meerman Completes The Triple Crown

Hendrik Meerman Completes The Triple Crown

Hendrik Meerman is an American pool and open water swimmer from California who became the 57th person to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming yesterday.

He completed the English Channel in 2006 in 13 hours 12 minutes, the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 2011 in 8 hours 24 minutes, and the Catalina Channel this week in 12 hours 48 minutes.

He has also completed several other swims, including a swim from the South End Rowing Club in Aquatic Park, around Angel Island and back to Aquatic Park in 4 hours 46 minutes and other swims such as the Kingdom Swim in 2010 in 5 hours 35 seconds.

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