In pursuit of swimming every river that is 10km or further in the Eastern Cape. (Completed rivers to date include Kromme river, Kowie river, Bushmans river, Sundays river, and Swartkops river)

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  • RECORD: Fastest person to swim the Bellbuoy crossing 7km 1h30, 2009
  • RECORD: Fastest person to swim the Algoa Bay crossing 20km 4h01, 2000 
  • 7 first time ever (never swam before) open water marathon swims in seas and rivers
  • Multiple South African Champion
  • 2015: First person in history to swim from Flat Island to Grande Bay Mauritius 21km 4 hours
  • 2014: Rottnest Channel (Australia) 20km 4 hours 33 minutes fastest African to have crossed Channel
  • 2013: Straits of Gibraltar crossing 20km 3 hours fastest African to have crossed the Straits. Fastest time in the world for crossing in 2013
  • 2012: Gamtoos River complete river 22km 3:30 first person to swim complete river from source to mouth 03 November 2012
  • 2012: Swartkops River complete river 16.5km 2h50 first person to swim complete river from source to mouth October 2012
  • 2012: Breede River ultra distance swim. 20km in the notorious shark infested river March 2012
  • 2011: Kings Beach-to-Noordhoek swim 18km 4 hours first person to complete swim July 2011
  • 2011: Hobie Beach-to-Bellbuoy Triple crossing 23km 5h20 first person to swim three crossings 27 April 2011
  • 2011: Sundays River complete river 25km 6 hours first person to swim complete river from mouth to source February 2011   
  • 2011: Ironman 70.3 South Africa fastest swim of the day, and 1st team Jan 23
  • 2010: 35KM Bushmans River 6h30 sec First person 27 February 2010
  • 2010: Ironman 70.3 South Africa fastest swim time of the day, and 1st team
  • 2009: Bushmans River Complete river 25km 3h40 First person 05 December 2009
  • 2009: Kowie River Complete river 24km 4h01 First person 09 May 2009
  • 2009: Hobbie Beach - to - Bellbuoy Double crossing 13 April 2009 15km first person to swim crossing 3h07
  • 2009: Ironman 70.3 South Africa 1st out the water (team)
  • 2008: The Robin Island Freedom Race - 2nd Place, April 2008
  • 2006: Half Ironman distance 4h35min, Joburg 25th overall, 1st out of the water
  • 2006: Spec-savers Ironman South Africa 10h35min, 1st out of the water, 67th overall
  • 2005: Member of Senior National Open Water Swim Squad
  • 2005: Senior Nationals Swimming 5km swim 5th overall, 59min
  • 2003: Robin Island Crossing - March 2003 7.8km 1h55
  • 2002: South African University Championships - 2 silver Medals 200m butterfly & 1500m Freestyle, Two 4th places in 100m Butterfly and 400m Freestyle, January 2002
  • 2001: Western Province Championships - Bronze Medal for men's 400m freestyle January 2001
  • 2001: South African University Championships - Bronze Medal for 400m freestyle, December 2001
  • 2001: South African Aquabear Club Gala - Bronze Medal for 400m Freestyle, 200m Butterfly and 1500m freestyle, December 2001
  • 1998,1999,2000 and 2001: Redhouse River Mile, Port Elizabeth - Mens Winner over 4 consecutive years
  • 2000: Ultra Marathon Open Water Swim across Algoa Bay - First person to swim across Algoa Bay 20 kms
  • 2000: Knysna 3km Challenge Men 2nd place Knysna
  • 2000: SA Open Water 25km marathon Champion - Kwaggaskloof Dam, Worcester 26 February 2000
  • 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000: Senior National Swimming Championships - Member of the Eastern Province Team. Full Eastern Province Swimming colours 
  • 1999: SA Junior Nationals 1500m - National Title Gold medalist
  • 1999: SA National Rankings 1500m - Ranked No 1 in South Africa
  • 1999: Eastern Province Senior Swimmer of the year 
  • 1999: SA Lifesaving Nationals - Gold Medal in Rescue, Silver Belt and Surf Swim
  • 1998: Eastern Province Senior Swimmer of the year
  • 1998: Eastern Province Junior Swimmer of the year
  • 1997: Eastern Province Junior Swimmer of the year
  • 1996: Member of the South African waterpolo team
  • 1995-1997: Member of Telkom 2000 Olympic training camp/squad  
  • 1996: Arena 2km Challenge Men 2nd place Cape Town
  • Eastern Province Swimming Records - 40 Eastern Province records broken between 1995 and 2000
  • Western Province Championships - Bronze Medal for 400m Freestyle. 4th in the200m Butterfly
  • 1995: South African champion (13-year-old) for 1500m freestyle

 

 

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