Helen Conway is a 42-year-old Australian open water swimmer.
Open Water Swimming Career
- She is an Honouree in the Class of 2020/2021 of the Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.
- She was part of a pod of solo swimmers who successfully swam 13.3 km from Manly Beach to Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia on 20 January 2013 in 5 hours 30 minutes. The pod of 10 swimmers, 5 kayakers and an escort boat crew included Anna Torok and Helen Conway swam with kayaker Millie Joseph. Alex Prendergast and organiser Miles Tollan swam with kayaker Collie Kinsela. Cae Tolman and English Channel veteran Iain McGregor swam with kayaker Gaétan Guilhon. Michael Teys and Sabine Homrighausen swam with kayaker Luke Teys. Todd McLaren and Andrew Lovett swam with kayaker Ian Paul. The escort boat crew included James Goins, Nicole Piha and Alison Annett.
- Conway competed in the 2015 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge, a 4-day stage swim in Arizona.
- Conway completed the 70 km LGSA Signature (The Ultimate Trophy Swim from France to Switzerland across Lake Geneva on 6-7 August 2017 in 25 hours 37 minutes 3 seconds at the age of 40 to join the 24-Hour Club.
- On 26 March 2022, she completed the 34 km Derwent River Big Swim in Hobart, Tasmania in 8 hours 28 minutes 10 seconds.
- She completed a 33.5 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France.
- She completed a crossing of Lake Geneva.
- She completed a crossing of Lake Taupo in New Zealand.
- She will make the first attempt of the 59 km 4 Bridges to Lighthouse Swim in 21-22 January 2023 from New Norfolk Bridge in the Historic Town of New Norfolk to the Iron Pot Lighthouse that marks the entrance to the Derwent River in the cool waters of Storm Bay of Tasmania, Australia.
- 35 Go For 34 – in the Derwent River Big Swim
- Tracking In Tasmania, Down The Derwent
- Jennifer Dutton Becomes a Swimming Legend of Lake Geneva
- The History of Swimming 4 Long Days In SCAR
- Sir John Royden Raising Money And Hopes
- 12 Additional Honorees Named By Australian Marathon Swimming Hall Of Fame
- List of Legends
- Open Water Swimming
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- iSwimtoo chart and course
- Doing The Unprecedented From Manly To Bondi