609 in 2015 and later

648 past in 2015 (updated 17-07-'15)

World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation History

The history of the World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation and International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame were outlined in a typed memorandum and distributed bulletins to professional marathon swimmers by Joe Grossman in a Federation document circa Spring 1972. This is his information:

read the interesting article about the wonderful history of Marathon swimming @ The Daily News of Open Water Swimming