Anna Ray DeLozier
Anna Ray DeLozier is a 51-year-old American open water swimmer and ice swimmer from Arizona. She was an age group swimmer from Southern California who swam at the University of Cincinnati. She is a civilian Contract Specialist with the US Air Force in Germany.
Open Water Swimming Career
- she crossed the Catalina Channel (CM) on 16 August 2006 in 8 hours 45 minutes.
- she completed the 2014 S.C.A.R. Challenge in Arizona, one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims.
- she completed the 2014 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim finishing 11th overall in 8:09:54.
- She was the 3rd fastest swimmer overall in the 2015 SCAR Swim Series (SCAR Swim Challenge) after finishing the 15.2 km Saguaro Lake crossing, 14.4 km Canyon Lake crossing, 27.3 km Apache Lake crossing, and 10 km Roosevelt Lake crossing in 17 hours 1 minute 38.6 seconds on 9 May 2015.
- she completed the 2016 International Self-Transcendence Marathon Swim, a 26.4 km course from Rapperswil to Zurich in 6 hours 49 minutes.
- she qualified for the women's SuperFinal in the 50m freestyle at the 2016 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships in Burghausen, Germany.
- she completed the 1000m ice kilometer at the 2016 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships in Burghausen, Germany.
- she competed at the 2000 FINA World Masters Championships in the pool and finishing 6th in the 5 km open water swim in the 45-49 year age group.
- she set the 50-54 age group world record in the ice kilometer in 14:46:80 on 6 January 2016 in 4.4°C water and -11.1°C air in a lake.
- She was named one of the World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women in 2019 by the World Open Water Swimming Association.
- As of February 2019, she is ranked 14th in the International Ice Swimming Association world Ice Kilometer all-time rankings.
S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge
She participated in the 2015 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge is a 4-day stage swim in Arizona in the Saguaro Lake, Canyon Lake, Apache Lake, and Roosevelt Lake, one of the longest marathon swimming events in the world. DeLozier finished sixth overall on Day One in Saguaro Lake, a 9.5-mile (15.2 km) course at 1529-feet (466m) elevation, in 4:26:06.9. She finished third on Day Two in Canyon Lake in 4:19:41.9.
2016 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships
DeLozier competed in multiple races at the 2016 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships sanctioned by the International Ice Swimming Association, including the ice kilometer race in Burghausen, Germany.
2016 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships sanctioned by the International Ice Swimming Association, including the ice kilometer race in Burghausen, Germany.
2016 World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women
1. Patti Bauernfeind, marathon/channel/relay swimmer from the USA
2. Carina Bruwer, marathon/channel/charity event swimmer from South Africa
4. Charlotte Brynn, marathon/channel/ice swimmer and coach from New Zealand/USA
4. Jessie Campbell, ice/winter swimmer from Great Britain
5. Kimberley Chambers, marathon/channel/extreme/cross-border swimmer from New Zealand/USA
6. Devon Clifford, marathon/channel/open water swimmer from the USA
6. Jackie Cobell, channel/extreme/ice swimmer from Great Britain
8. Lorna Cochran, open water swimmer from South Africa
9. Olive Conroy, ice/winter swimmer from Ireland
10. Anna DeLozier, ice/winter swimmer from the USA
11. Beth French, channel swimmer from Great Britain
12. Elizabeth Fry, marathon/channel swimmer and event organizer from USA
14. Pat Gallant-Charette, channel/marathon swimmer from the USA
14. Pilar Geijo, professional marathon swimmer from Argentina
15. Ines Hahn, ice/winter/professional marathon swimmer from Germany
16. Jessi Harewicz, marathon/channel swimmer from Canada
16. Mariel Hawley Dávila, marathon/channel/cross-border swimmer from Mexico
18. Bárbara Hernández Huerta, winter/extreme swimmer from Chile
19. Bridgette Hobart, event organizer and marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
20. Elaine Howley, marathon/charity/ice swimmer and writer from the USA
21. Linda Kaiser, channel swimmer, advisor and administrator from the USA
22. Lori King, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
24. Tita Llorens, marathon/channel swimmer from Spain
24. Marcy MacDonald, DPM, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
25. Elina Makïnen, ice/winter swimmer from Finland
26. Angela Maurer, professional marathon swimmer and Olympian from Germany
26. Chloë McCardel, marathon/channel swimmer and coach from Australia
28. Tiffany McQueen, ocean/marathon swimmer from the USA
29. Sally Minty-Gravett, marathon/channel swimmer and coach from Great Britain (Jersey)
40. Jaimie Monahan, ice/winter/marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
41. Nuala Moore, marathon/ice swimmer, second, author and lecturer from Ireland
42. Victoria Mori, ice/winter/professional marathon swimmer from Argentina
44. Tina Neill, marathon/channel/backstroker/extreme relay swimmer from the USA
44. Anna-Carin Nordin, Oceans Seven/ice swimmer from Sweden
45. Renata Nováková, ice/winter swimmer from the Czech Republic
46. Magda Okurková, ice/winter swimmer from the Czech Republic
46. Penny Palfrey, channel/marathon/extreme swimmer from Australia
48. Ranie Pearce, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
49. Cheryl Reinke, marathon swimmer from the USA
40. Charlotte Samuels, marathon/channel swimmer from the USA
41. Susan Simmons, marathon swimmer with Multiple Sclerosis from Canada
42. Kate Steels-Fryatt, polar ice miler and ice/winter swimmer from Great Britain
44. Sarah Thomas, marathon/extreme swimmer from the USA
44. Nora Toledano Cadena, marathon/channel/cross-border swimmer from Mexico
45. Natalie du Toit, professional marathon swimmer and Olympian from South Africa
46. Wendy Trehiou, marathon/channel swimmer from Great Britain (Jersey)
46. Wendy Van De Sompele, marathon swimmer and administrator from the USA
48. Samantha Whelpton, winter/ice swimmer from South Africa
49. Sabrina Wiedmer, ice/winter/marathon/channel swimmer from Switzerland
50. Julia Wittig, ice/winter swimmer from Germany
- The History of Swimming 4 Long Days In SCAR
- World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women
- Camaraderie, Competition Makes Ice Swimming Great
- Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships Venue
- Realizing The Vision Of Ice Swimming In Burghausen
- Explosive Growth Of Ice Swimming, 120 To Delve Deeply
- Julia Wittig Wins World Ice Swimming Championships
- Petar Stoychev Wins World Ice Swimming Championships
- The Look Of Ice Swimmers In Burghausen
- Getting Ready for 2-4°C Water
- The Explosive Growth Of Ice Swimming 120 To Delve Deeply
- What Is Ice Swimming?
- Tapering For An Ice Swimming
- Protecting The Feet In Ice Swimming
- Training For Competitive Ice Swimming
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- International Ice Swimming Association
- S.C.A.R. Day One In Saguaro
- Christine Cossette, Elizabeth Fry Extend The Possible
- S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge
- International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Swim information
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Marathon Swimming
- Open Water Swimming
- Where Women Dominate
- Charlotte Brynn On Road To Completion
- Stars At The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Swim
- Hank Wise Back With Fox Across Catalina Again
- A Wise Man's Approach To Crossing Catalina
- Catalina Channel Swimming Federation
- Coming Back, Elaine Howley's Remarkable Transformation
- Swimming And Smiling Between 0-4°C
- Anna Ray DeLozier Feeling Good In 2.8°C Water
- Discomfort Gives Way To Speed For Julia Wittig
- Never Too Old Around Manhattan Island