Tag: Chad Hundeby

Watching Over Many, Impacting All

Watching Over Many, Impacting All Courtesy of Kevin Murphy. One of the greatest coaches of endurance swimmers, Tom Watch [with glasses on left] died at the age of 93. Watch, a 1986 Honour Coach in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, was from Weymouth and had been ill for some time. Kevin Murphy recalls, "Tom was on the escort boat as

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How Fast Do You Have To Be?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If a person wanted to break Trent Grimsey's record across the English Channel of 6 hours 55 minutes or the 1990 relay record of 6 hours 52 minutes by Americans Jay Wilkerson, Chad Hundeby, Martha Jahn, Karen Burton, Dirk Bouma, and Sid Cassidy from England to France, how fast would they have to swim from

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A Powerhouse – 1990 USA National Open Water Swim Team

The 1990 relay of Americans Jay Wilkerson, Chad Hundeby, Martha Jahn, Karen Burton, Dirk Bouma, and Sid Cassidy set not only the long-standing England-to-France relay record of 6 hours 52 minutes, but they also set the France-to-England relay record coming back in the second leg of their two-way crossing in 7 hours 26 minutes and remain the fastest overall and fastest 2-way relay (England-to-France-to-England) in 14 hours 18 minutes in 1990.

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