David Yudovin, Ocean Pioneer Extraordinaire, Passes Away March 28, 2015
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.
Dale Petranech reported that International Swimming Hall of FameHonor Open Water Swimmer David Yudovin unexpectedly passed away from a heart attack.
As a major benefactor of the sport, a quiet inspirational icon among channel swimmers and the head and visionary of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Yudovin will be missed by many around the world. “He is irreplaceable,” writes Petranech. “But as a tribute to David, the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Board of Directors will keep as many of his plans for the IMSHOF in place.”…
Read more tributes here - In Memorium
ISHOF Honoree Award 2014
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The Marathon Swimmer’s Forum Call For Nominations – 2014 Yudovin Award
The Yudovin Award will recognize the spirit of adventure by awarding the most interesting swim or the most unusual swim. Click here for more information.
INTERNATIONAL MARATHON SWIMMING HALL OF FAME
Honor Swimmer Class of 1999
Awards & Honors
1999 – IMSHOF Honoree Open Water Swimmer
2014 – ISHOF Honor Open Water Swimmer
2014 – Marathon Swimmers’ Forum, The Yudovin Award for the most adventurous swim of the year
2016 – ISHOF Irving Davids/Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award for contributors to the administration of open water swimming