Steve Wozniak - Swimming Hall of Fame Honoree

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Country: USA

Year of Induction: 1979

Classification: Swimmer

Biography

Steve enjoyed a 50-year marathon swimming career. In 1937, he won the USA National five-mile championship. In 1957, he won the five- and ten-mile events at the Canadian National Exposition, the 54K (32-mile) Nile River Swim in 1956 and in the 88K (55-mile) Parana River swim in Argentina in 1961. He finished third in several 36K (22.5-mile) Around-the-Island Marathon Swims in Atlantic City, USA. He died at the age of 71 while planning for his final English Channel attempt.

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