Capell started out in the international arena by winning the 25K race at the 2004 World Open Water Swimming Championships in Dubai. He continued his dominance in the same event by becoming the Australian champion in 2005.
Brendan took part in both China World Cup and Hong Kong World Cup in 2004, finishing ninth.
Brendan has always been praised for his consistency, high stroke rate, and phenomenal kick and is equally well-known in the elite echelon of the marathon swimming world for gentlemanly nature and flashing smile.
Brendan has been instrumental in helping develop the Distance Swim Challenge in Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. Here is a look behind behind-the-scenes: