Courtesy of Marathon Swimmers Federation.

42-year-old Abigail Fairman has enjoyed all kinds of experiences throughout the Americas during 2017.

Among her many marathon swims, she completed all 4 stages of the 4-day 66.9 km S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge, all 7 stages of the 193 km 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim, 25 km Kingdom Swim Border Buster, 27.3 km Rose Pitonof Swim, Lake George 10K, 12.9 km Bender Memorial Swim, 30 km 3 Rivers Marathon Swim, 19.3 km Swim Around Charleston, and the 10 km Bermuda Round The Sound.

For her efforts, she was very deservedly awarded the 2017 Barra Award for Most Prolific Year by a female.

Her male counterpart was Stephen Rouch.

For more 2017 Marathon Swimmers Federation award announcements, visit here.

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