Nominees for 2011 WOWSA Performance of the Year

The nominees for the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year are below. The winner will be announced on January 1st 2012.

The 2009 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year was awarded to Andrew Smilley of the Cayman Islands.

The 2010 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year was awarded to the Ventura Deep Six relay members of California, U.S.A.

1400K Swim Across Tunisia (Tunisia) – Swimmer of Peace and Bridge Builder
Colleen Blair (Scotland) – Swimming Across the Graveyard of Ships
Bridging The Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands) – Captivating Channel Challenge
Farallon Islands Swimming Association (USA) – Enabling a Renaissance In San Francisco
Julie Galloway (Ireland) – Record-setting Marathon Swimmer
Ray Gandy (USA) – Two Days in the Bay
Japan to Taiwan Ocean Swim Challenge (Japan – Taiwan) – Bridge Across Troubled Waters
Swann Oberson (Switzerland) – Switzerland’s First World Champion
Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge (Chile and Argentina) – Adventure in South America
Progetto Adriatico (Italy to Albania) Learn To Be Free
Rebekah Boscariol (Canada) – Swimming for SickKids
The Swim (United Kingdom) – Charity Relay Across the Irish Sea
Selina Moreno Pasagali (Spain) – Marathon Swimming Cancer Survivor
Special Olympics World Summer Games (Greece) – A Special Global Catalyst of Good
A Swim For The Coastlines – Un Nado Por Las Costas (Dominican Republic) – Coastal Cleanup
Windermere 12-way Warriors (England) – Dozen Times Better
Forrest Nelson (USA) – Courageous Channel Circumnavigation


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