Service to Marathon Swimming Award
The Service to Marathon Swimming Award, named for Freda Streeter MBE, recognizes an individual or group who has contributed most meaningfully to the sport of marathon swimming in a non-swimming role.
Tom Linthicum and Dave Van Mouwerik
For supporting, piloting, and compiling historical documentation of marathon swims in Lake Tahoe, and for establishing the Lake Tahoe Marathon Swim Federation (2016 to present).
For co-founding and leading the Northwest Open Water Swimming Association (2015 to present), and for piloting Sarah Thomas’s record Lake Champlain swim.
Greg O’Connor and Elaine Kornbau Howley
For leading the British Long Distance Swimming Association as its president in 2017.
For developing and leading the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association, 2009-2016.