CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - 2018 Monahan Award
We are pleased to announce a new annual MSF Award category - the Monahan Award - recognizing a diverse and original oeuvre of marathon swims achieved over several years. This award is inspired by longtime Forum member @Jaimie Monahan, who has pursued an incredibly diverse, original, and prolific variety of swim challenges over the last few years (see https://db.marathonswimmers.org/p/jaimie-monahan).
Criteria: Nominations may list up to eight marathon swims (solo, documented, unassisted) completed during the previous four years (2015 through 2018), and should emphasize the quality and diversity of swims above sheer quantity, with a focus on interesting, less common routes.
Jaimie joins David Yudovin, Freda Streeter, and David Barra as MSF Award namesakes, and we believe this fulfills an important niche in our coverage of achievements in marathon swimming. On behalf of my MSF Awards co-admins Caroline and Elaine -- congratulations, Jaimie!
The MSF Global Marathon Swimming Awards, now in their seventh year, are the only peer-nominated, peer-voted awards for the sport of marathon swimming.