Mo Siegel

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Mo Siegel
Mo Siegel is a highly successful businessman in Piedmont, New York City who is also an accomplished marathon swimmer and member of the Half Century Club and the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming due to his successful swims in the English Channel (in 14 hours 18 minutes), Catalina Channel (in 13 hours 8 minutes), the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (in 9 hours 1 minute), the 2013 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge in Arizona, and the 20-mile P2P Swim (Cape Cod Bay Swim) on 17 August 2013.

Siegel is the current President of Ice Air, LLC and was previously the President and CEO of Ice Cap, Inc. and a member of the board of directors of Swim Free.

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Swimming Bio

Siegel has completed the following swims (not inclusive of his many relays):

2013

S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge - 38+ miles - 4 stages
8 Bridges Hudson River Swim - 47.5 miles - 3 stages
P2P Swim (Cape Cod Bay Swim) - 20 miles (6th person in history)
Cold Water Challenge - 2.6 miles

2012

Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles - 1st Team Pursuit format

2011

8 Bridges Hudson River Swim
Catalina Channel - 20 miles (13:08)
Ederle Swim - 17.5 miles
Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles
Boston Light Swim - 8 miles
Potomac River Swim - 7.5 miles
Alcatraz Invitational Swim - 1.5 miles

2010

Brooklyn Bridge Swim
Ederle Swim - 17.5 miles
Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles
English Channel (14:18:00) - 21 miles

2009

Manhattan Island Marathon Swim - 28.5 miles
Lake Zurich Marathon Swim - 26.4K
Chesapeake Bay Swim - 4.4 miles (also completed in years from 1998 to 2008)

Catalina Channel Half Century Club

1. Bob West (USA), 62, CM in 15:49 in 1998
2. Gary Greenwood (USA), 62, CM in 13:08 in 2004
3. Pat Gallant-Charette (USA), 60, CM in 14:11 in 2011
4. Mo Siegel (USA), 60, CM in 13:08 in 2011
5. Bob Needham (USA), 58, CM in 13:10 in 2011
6. Tom Hecker (USA), 57 in 10:45 in 2009
7. Richard Knepper (USA), 56, MC in 11:56 in 2005
8. Barbara Held (USA), 56, CM in 9:36 in 2010
9. Carol Sing (USA), 55, CM in 10:38 in 1997
10. Bill Hoehn (USA), 55, CM in 12:57 in 2005
11. Kevin Murphy (Great Britain), 54, CM in 15:23 in 2003
12. Roger Finch (South Africa), 54, CM, 9:45:02 in 2012
13. Dave Van Mouwerik (USA), 54,, CM, 12:09:07
14. Ned Denison (Ireland), 54, CM, 8:50:04 in 2012
15. Nick Almos-Lau (Mexico), 53, CM in 12:40 in 1999
16. James Fitzpatrick (USA), 53, CM in 14:59 in 2008 (to Newport Beach)
17. Jim McConica (USA), 53, CM in 10:19 in 2004
18. Douglas McConnell (USA), CM, 12:41:13 in 2012
19. David Cooper (USA), 52, CM in 13:19 in 2005
20. Dan Richards (USA), 52, CM in 10:10 2008
21. Alan Bell (USA), 51, CM in 9:28 in 2001
22. Chris Palfrey (Australia), 51, CM in 10:30 in 2009
23. Lynn Kubasek (USA), 51, CM in 15:53 in 2009
24. Daniel Robinson (USA), 51, CM in 9:57 in 2008
25. Antonio Argüelles (Mexico), 50, CM in 10:25 in 2009
26. William Newbern (USA), 50, CM in 12:48 in 2005
27. Ray Meltvedt (USA), 50, CM in 15:25 in 2010
28. Suzie Dods (USA), 50, MC in 18:36 in 2010
29. Dale Petranech (USA), 50, CM in 13:28 in 1985
30. John Hill (USA), 50, CM in 19:15 in 1985
31. Frank Reynolds (USA), 50, CM in 10:34 in 1987
32. Jim Barber (USA), 50, CM in 8:43 in 2010
33. Sue Free (USA), 50, CM, 11:23 in 2012
34. Bridgette Hobart Janeczko (USA), 50, CM 11:27:16 in 2012
35. Hendrik Meerman (USA), CM, 50, 12:48:30 in 2012

Tsugaru Channel Crossing



Video of Mo Siegel crossing the Tsugaru Channel in Japan, courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association

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