2011 Okanagan Masters Swim Club Most Improved Male Swimmer
2012 Completed Canada’s first ever ice mile. (1.08 miles in 4.3°C water) Ice Swim 2012 -The Movie
2013 Completed second ice mile swim (1.44 miles 4°C water) Ice Swim 2013 – The Movie
2013 Invited to join International team to swim Bering Strait.
2013 Appointed as one of 10 global ice swimming ambassadors by International Ice Swimming Association.
2013 Finalist in the Kelowna Civic awards – Male Athlete of the Year. Kelowna Civic Awards
2013 Winner of the Jan Morrow Award. “awarded to a swimmer who demonstrates determination, inspiration and a positive attitude within the swimming community.” The Jan Morrow Award
I am pleased to have been featured in various local, regional and national newspapers, television and magazines, as well as by various swim industry sponsors.
Impact Magazine July 2013: Cool as Ice.
Castanet.net May 6th: Let’s go for a swim…in the Bering Sea
Kelowna Capital News May 7th : West Kelowna ice swimmer invited to swim in relay across Bering Strait
Castanet.net March 4th: Distance Record set for Cold Water swim
AM1150 Radio, March 5th: Kelowna Resident sets Distance Record for Cold Water Swimming
EZRock Radio, March 5th: Kelowna Resident sets Distance Record for Cold Water Swimming
Kelowna Capital News March 6th: West Kelowna Ice Swimmer breaks record.
The National Post December 27th : Kelowna man becomes Canada’s first ice swimmer
News1130 December 25th: Kelowna swimmer braves the ‘Ice Mile’ in lake
The Chronicle Herald December 25th: Swimmer stays calm, cool in conquering Ice Mile
CTV News December 25th: Swimmer braves ‘ice mile’ in BC Interior lake.
The Loop.ca December 25th: Swimmer braves the “ice mile” in BC Interior lake
CHBC/Global Okanagan TV December 23rd: CHBC News.
The Globe and Mail December 23rd: Canadian joins elite club after mile swim in freezing Okanagan Lake
Castanet.net December 23rd: Canada’s first ice swimmer
Castanet.net December 21st: Iceman swims in Okanagan Lake
Kelowna Capital News December 21st: West Kelowna resident attempts Canada’s first ice swim
CBC Radio West interview live with Kathryn Marlow December 21st: CBC Radio West interview.
Welcome to Kelowna September 25th 2012: Ten Lakes in one day
The Ripley and Heanor News October 9th 2012: I fell in love with lake swimming
The Ilkeston Advertiser October 9th 2012: I fell in love with lake swimming.
Kelowna Capital News June 11th 2012: Okanagan swimmers to take on English Channel
Castanet.net June 13th 2012: Sextet will challenge the ‘Channel’