Swimming

Marilyn Bell

Marilyn Bell Di Lascio, Order of Ontario (b: October 19, 1937, Toronto, Canada) is a retired Canadian long distance swimmer, born in Toronto. She was the first person to swim across Lake Ontario and later swam the English Channel and Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Alex Baumann

By the time he was seventeen, Alexander (Alex) "Sasha" Baumann owned 38 Canadian swimming records and the world record in the 200 metre individual medley. He won gold medals in both 200 and 400 metre individual medley events at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia, lowering his world record

Cindy Nicholas

Quite simply, Cindy Nicholas was prolific. For lack of a better word: incredulous. Her body boasted the stamina of many people, not just her own. How do you account for the fact she retired as the world-record holder for 19 successful crossings of the English Channel? You just shake your

Victor Davis

Talk about intensity in an athlete. Take the late, great Victor Davis, one of Canada's most legendary swimmers, and one of the latest inductees into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.

Vicki Keith

Vicki Keith (born 26 February 1961 in Winnipeg, Manitoba), has held at least 16 world records and has received over 40 honours and awards. Her marathon swims crossed many of the world's most challenging bodies of water.

Cliff Lumsdon

Clifford Douglas "Cliff" Lumsdon Jr. (April 13, 1931 – August 31, 1991) was a remarkable Canadian world champion marathon swimmer.