Anthony McCarley
 

The swim.

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Marathon Swim Resume

  • 9th (and oldest!) person to complete the California Triple Crown of Marathon Swimming
  • 97th person to complete the Triple Crown of Marathon Swimming
  • 8th person to complete the Triple Crown in less than 12 months
  • 59th person over the age of 50 to swim the English Channel- 33rd oldest at time of swim
  • O'Clee Jubille Cup winner 2013; awarded by the Channel Swimming Association- oldest English Channel swimmer of the year
  • Marathon Swimming Federation, Most Impressive Overall Year- 2014, Finalist
 

2018

Lake Tahoe

A swim from South Shore to North Shore of Lake Tahoe at 6,225 foot elevation.

Lake Tahoe, July 14, 2018. 21.3 miles
 

2018
 

Cook Strait

A swim from the South Island to the North Island of New Zealand

Cook Strait, February 24, 2018. 14.3 miles
 

 

2017
 

Strait of Gibraltar

A swim between Spain and the north coast of Morocco. Another leg of the Oceans Seven marathon swimming challenge.

Strait of Gibraltar, May 1, 2017. 8.9 miles
 

 

2016
 

Out, Around, and Back Relay (Old and Cold Relay)

A relay style swim from Catalina Island to Santa Barbara Island, circumnavigate Santa Barbara Island, and return to Catalina Island.  Technically three distinct swims.

 

Out, Around, and Back Relay, July 14-15, 2016. 67.2 miles.

First two relays successful and recognized by the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association.
DNF for the third leg. Relay called by boat owner with 5 miles to finish line.

 

 

2015
 

San Nicholas  Island (US Naval Reserve) to Santa Barbara Island

First ever attempt at this Pacific Ocean swim.

San Nicholas Island, September 26, 2015. 28 miles
DNF due to illness, maybe caused by jellys.
 

 

2014
 

Pillsbury Sound
A Pioneering Swim in the Atlantic Ocean; first swim ever between the islands of St John and St Thomas and the first swim under newly published Marathon Swimming Federation Rules


Triple Crossing of Pillsbury Sound, U.S. Virgin Islands, January 18, 2014, 7.0 miles (.pdf)
Triple Crossing of Pillsbury Sound, U.S. Virgin Islands, January 18, 2014, 7.0 (Marathon Swimmer's Federation)


Manhattan
A Circumnavigation Swim – around Manhattan


Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, June 28, 2014. 28.5 miles
Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, June 28, 2014. 28.5 miles (.pdf)


Catalina
A Pacific Ocean Channel Swim – Catalina Channel


Catalina Channel, July 19, 2014. 20.2 miles
Catalina Channel, July 19, 2014. 20.2 miles (.pdf)

 

Three Rivers
An Experimental river swim – one of three swimmers to participate in an upstream/downstream swim consisting of 10k in each of the three Pittsburgh rivers.

Three Rivers Marathon Swim, September 13, 2014. 30km


Anacapa
A Second Pacific Ocean Channel Swim – Santa Barbara Channel


Santa Barbara Channel Swim (Anacapa to Oxnard), October 19, 2014. 12.4 miles
Santa Barbara Channel Swim (Anacapa to Oxnard), October 19, 2014. 12.4 miles (.pdf)
 

 
 

 

2012

English Channel First Attempt

English Channel - 1st Attempt Sept 2012, 12:32

 

English Channel Swim Track

English Channel Swim Track
 

 
 

 

2010

Chesapeake Bay Swim

Chesapeake Bay Swim June 2010, 4.4 Miles 2:04

 

Swim Around Key West

Swim Around Key West June 2010, 12.5 Miles 5:35
Swim Around Key West June 2010, 12.5 Miles 5:35 (.pdf)
 
 

The man.

 

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The motivation.

 
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