Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation "Nothing great is easy", Captain Matthew Webb

CS&PF Awards

List of CS&PF awards recipients since 2003


Recipient Award Comments
Kyra Sterre WijnkerThe Eurotunnel Trophy
For the fastest CS&PF swim of the year
England to France
9hrs 24mins
Marcy McDonaldThe Gertrude Ederle Award
For the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a woman
England to France
15hrs 00mins
Stuart BowmanThe Des Renford Award
For the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a man
England to France
17hrs 28mins
Steve StievenartThe Peter Adams Award
For the CS&PF successful endurance swim of the year
England to France
20hrs 55mins
Polly KnewstubThe Frank Richards Endurance Award
For the CS&PF endurance swim of the year
Swim aborted at 14hrs 55mins
Guy ProctorThe Audrey Scott Award
For the youngest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
18 yrs
Linda AshmoreThe Ray Scott Award
For the oldest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
72 yrs
Marilyn CritchleyThe Barrie Darling award
For the CS&PF pilot/crew member of the year
Channel no. 5 (plus 1)The Dover Straits award
For the fastest CS&PF relay crossing of the year
England to France
8hrs 55mins 30secs

Fiona Hoare
Simon Ward
Philippa Rickard
Kyran Parker
Peter Smith
Dion Harrison
Big Ricks Swim TeamThe Longest Standard Relay Crossing award
For the longest CS&PF standard relay swim of the year
4-way 6 person relay
10:50 + 9:36 + 12:15 + 13:32
46hrs 13mins

Paul Bates
Charlie Wheadon
Ryan Coley
Ross Emery
Stuart Fuller
Melanie Holland
Irene Wakeham CS&PF Observer of the year
For the CS&PF observer of the year
Medley Relay Challenge - SwimQuestersThe Most Meritorious Special Category Relay
For the most meritorious CS&PF special category swim of the year
England to France
16hrs 42mins

Charlotte Benton
Christopher Jordinson
Alice Todd
Gary Scott-Lloyd
John ThorpeThe Sunny Lowry “Special Thanks” award
For the supporters/volunteers contribution to the Federation
Anthony KingThe JLDSC "For Special Recognition" award and cup
For the most successful CS&PF swim completed under exceptional circumstances
England to France
17hrs 13mins