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CS&PF Awards

List of CS&PF awards recipients since 2003


Recipient Award Comments
Sebastian KarasThe Eurotunnel Trophy
For the fastest CS&PF swim of the year
England to France
08hrs 48mins
Sigrun Thuridur GeirsdottirThe Gertrude Ederle Award
For the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a woman
England to France
22hrs 34mins
Philip YorkeThe Des Renford Award
For the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a man
England to France - Breastsroke
18hrs 02mins
Sam BainbridgeThe Peter Adams Award
For the CS&PF successful endurance swim of the year
England to France
22hrs 25mins
Claire BennisonThe Frank Richards Endurance Award
For the CS&PF endurance swim of the year
Benjamin FreemanThe Audrey Scott Award
For the youngest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
17yrs
England to France
09hrs 10mins
James Reynolds Clifford Sr.The Ray Scott Award
For the oldest successful CS&PF swimmer of the year
England to France
10hrs 03mins
Tanya HardingThe Barrie Darling award
For the CS&PF pilot/crew member of the year
Auckland Grammar (6)The Dover Straits award
For the fastest CS&PF relay crossing of the year
England to France
10hrs 36mins 39secs

Angus Falconer
Carlos Aguilera Cortes
Leo Tattersfield
Calum de Jager
Conor Bradding
Angus Cleland
Team Honey BadgerThe Longest Standard Relay Crossing award
For the longest CS&PF standard relay swim of the year
England to France
19hrs 35mins

Chanelle Dunstan-Beasley
Lucy Dunstan-Beasley
Julie Steel
Laura Sweetman
Nicola Crawford
Daniel Beasley
Matt Austin CS&PF Observer of the year
For the CS&PF observer of the year
Marlin (2 )The Most Meritorious Special Category Relay
For the most meritorious CS&PF special category swim of the year
England to France
17hrs 54mins

Martin Paine
Lindsay Dubery
John ThorpeThe Sunny Lowry “Special Thanks” award
For the supporters/volunteers contribution to the Federation
Lisa June WilliamsThe JLDSC "For Special Recognition" award and cup
For the most successful CS&PF swim completed under exceptional circumstances
England to France
17hrs 19mins
Fly to France (6)Special CS&PF Award
First butterfly relay

Kevin Blick
Rob Ouldcott
Mark Johansen
Boris Mavra
Robert Fisher
Samantha Mould
Michael OramSpecial CS&PF Award
Retiring as chairman of the CS&PF
Freda StreeterSpecial CS&PF Award
Lifetime achievement training swimmers