He has competed in and won the British Long Distance Swimming Association Champion of Champions race, won the one-way (2011) and two-way (2009) crossings of Windermere, won the Bloody Big Swim, competed in the 19.7K Rottnest Channel Swim twice, finishing 2nd in 2011, crossed the 9.6-mile Maui Channel, finished fourth in the 2011 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.
He also received the Open Water Swimmer of the Year award at the 2012 H2Open Awards organized by H2Open Magazine, an award designed to celebrate achievement in open water swimming. He was recognized for the world record for the fastest time swimming around Manhattan Island in 2011, completing the swim in 5:44:02.
Channel Swimming Career
1. English Channel, England to France, 11 hours 6 minutes, 17°C, at the age of 34 years on 8 September 2009
2. Rottnest Channel Swim, Perth to Rottnest, 5 hours 5 minutes, 22°C, at the age of 34 years on 20 February 2010
3. Maui Channel, Maui to Lanai, 4 hours 9 minutes, 27°C, at the age of 35 years on 4 October 2010