Reg Bricknell, Sr. - Swimming Hall of Fame Honoree
Country: Great Britain
Year of Induction: 2003
For 30 years until his death in 1982, Reg was one of the most successful English Channel pilots. He piloted 83 solo swims of which 39 were successful. He also took 12 one-way relays and the first two-way relay, all of which were successful. Among those he piloted into the record books were Penny Lee Dean, Helge Jensen, Tina Bischoff and Lynne Cox. He was also the pilot for most of Des Renford's King of the Channel® swims.