CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - 2018 Barra Award for Overall Year
Please submit your nominations for the Barra Award, by commenting on this thread. (Please also read the general nomination guidelines before nominating.)
Criteria: the most outstanding year of marathon swimming, all considered. Nominations may include documented, unassisted marathon swims (10 km +), as well as organizational and volunteer contributions.
Recent Barra Award winners (past 3 years) are not eligible.
Previous winners & finalists:
- 2012: Grace van der Byl (David Barra, Darren Miller, Anna-Carin Nordin, Stephen Redmond)
- 2013 (female): Sarah Thomas (Anna Wardley, Anna-Carin Nordin)
- 2013 (male): Darren Miller (John Walker, Mo Siegel)
- 2014 (female): Charlotte Samuels (Emma France, Elaine Howley)
- 2014 (male): Mo Siegel (Anthony McCarley, Rohan More)
- 2015 (female): Bridgette Hobart (Jaimie Monahan, Sarah Thomas)
- 2015 (male): Craig Lenning and Mark Sheridan (Andrew Malinak)
- 2016 (female): Jaimie Monahan (Caroline Block, Devon Clifford, Chloe McCardel)
- 2016 (male): Dan Simonelli (Philip Yorke, Mark Spratt)
- 2017 (female): Abigail Fairman (Amy Appelhans Gubser, Jaimie Monahan, Sandra Frimerman-Bergquist, Courtney Paulk)
- 2017 (male): Stephen Rouch (Lynton Mortensen, John Batchelder)
The MSF Global Marathon Swimming Awards, now in their seventh year, are the only peer-nominated, peer-voted awards for the sport of marathon swimming.