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CS&PF Awards

List of CS&PF awards recipients since 2003


Recipient Award Comments
Nathan PayasThe Eurotunnel Trophy
For the fastest CS&PF swim of the year
England to France
9hrs 13mins
Sally Minty-Gravett MBEThe Gertrude Ederle Award
For the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a woman
England/France/England : 36hrs 26mins
E/F : 15hrs 03mins
F/E : 21hrs 23mins
Parviz HabibiThe Des Renford Award
For the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a man
England to France
19hrs 11mins 20secs
Susan DaleyThe Peter Adams Award
For the CS&PF successful endurance swim of the year
England to France
23hrs 28mins
Michael HelpsThe Frank Richards Endurance Award
For the CS&PF endurance swim of the year
England to France 19hrs 9mins 38secs
Two-way aborted after total swim time 41hrs 44mins 1800 yards from Hythe beach
Trinity ArsenaultThe Audrey Scott Award
For the youngest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
16yrs
England to France
12hrs 30 mins
Chris ShaplandThe Ray Scott Award
For the oldest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
69 yrs
England to France
16hrs 28mins
Deirdre WardThe Alison Streeter MBE award
For the fastest CS&PF 2-way swim of the year
England/France/England : 27hrs 52mins 53secs
E/F : 13hrs 15mins 47secs
F/E : 14hrs 37mins 6secs
Simon EllisThe Barrie Darling award
For the CS&PF pilot/crew member of the year
Team CoralThe Dover Straits award
For the fastest CS&PF relay crossing of the year
England to France
8hrs 53mins

Orla Houlihan
Carol Cashell
Maeve Ryan
Angela Harris
Eleanor Courtney
Donna Galvin
Intersplashional The Longest Standard Relay Crossing award
For the longest CS&PF standard relay swim of the year
England to France
19hrs 32mins 43secs

Emma France
Els Wermenbol
Jackie Cobell
Janice Coulton
Caroline Collins
Annabelle Slingerland
Matt Austin CS&PF Observer of the year
For the CS&PF observer of the year
Gangsta GranniesThe Most Meritorious Special Category Relay
For the most meritorious CS&PF special category swim of the year
England/France/England : 31hrs 28mins 50secs
E/F : 14hrs 21mins
F/E : 17hrs 7mins

Lisa North
Alison Budynkiewicz
Irene and Barry WakehamThe Sunny Lowry “Special Thanks” award
For the supporters/volunteers contribution to the Federation
Stephanie HopsonThe JLDSC "For Special Recognition" award and cup
For the most successful CS&PF swim completed under exceptional circumstances
England to France
24hrs 31mins 37secs