MSF Team

Core Group

The MSF Core Group oversees standards and policy for MSF projects, and defines and advances MSF objectives, to:

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David Barra

New York, USA

Co-Founder, New York Open Water and 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim. Honor Swimmer, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.

Swims

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Caroline Block

New York, USA

First to swim four crossings of the North Channel. First to swim the Santa Barbara Channel from three different islands.

Swims

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Elaine Kornbau Howley

Massachusetts, USA

Triple Crown marathon swimmer. Event director, Boston Light Swim. Vice President, Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Assoc.

Swims

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Andrew Malinak

Washington, USA

Co-founder and President, Northwest Open Water Swimming Assoc. Course record holder, Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Swims

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Anthony McCarley

Pennsylvania, USA

Triple Crown marathon swimmer. Founder and CEO, McCarley International

Swims

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Emma Radford

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Triple Crown marathon swimmer. Course record holder, Derwent River Big Swim.

Swims

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Sarah Thomas

Colorado, USA

World-record holder, longest open water swim. First to swim four-way English Channel. Honor Swimmer, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. Co-founder, The Cliff Backyard Ultra Swim.

Swims


Race Calendars

  • Ingrid Bon - Dixie Zone, New York state
  • Bruno Hervas - Spain
  • Jessica Kieras - Pacific Northwest
  • Daniela Klaz - New England
  • Carly Miller - Southern California
  • Evan Morrison - U.S. Marathons, Northern California
  • Franco Prezioso - Mid-Atlantic
  • Stefan Reinke - Hawaii
  • Mark Spratt - Midwest

Social Media

Rules of Marathon Swimming writers (2014)

  • Evan Morrison
  • Andrew Malinak
  • Donal Buckley
  • Elaine Kornbau Howley

Documented Swim review panel (2014)

  • David Barra
  • Donal Buckley
  • Anne Cleveland
  • Sylvain Estadieu
  • Elaine Kornbau Howley
  • Andrew Hunt
  • Andrew Malinak
  • Anthony McCarley
  • Evan Morrison
  • Zoe Sadler
  • Fergal Somerville
  • Sarah Thomas
  • Nora Toledano
  • Grace van der Byl
  • Milko van Gool
  • Scott Zornig