Cook Strait Swim, New Zealand

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Congratulations Steven Munatones

Great news travels fast! Steven Munatones received the prestigious award "2011 Irving Davids / Captain Roger Wheeler Memorial Award" presented by the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. This award was established many years ago to honor and recognize those who have made major contributions to marathon swimming. The Hall of Fame selected him because he is one of the finest individuals in this field. And he has become a world leader in marathon swimming. Steven is an accomplished marathon swimmer. Also, he coached for several years for the USA Swimming national open water swim teams. His websites, "Daily News of Open Water Swimming", "The Water is Open", and "Open Water Source" are the most comprehensive websites that I have visited. The list of his distinguished accomplishments is remarkable....I'm in awe. In addition, Steven has acknowledge marathon swimmers of all ages and not just the elite. His love of the sport is very evident. He deserves this special honor for all the hard work he has done. He has brought marathon swimming to a new level....... Well done, Steve! Congratulations!!!!

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