Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Carl Walker [shown in the back on right in the yellow jacket] was a British open water swimming administrator who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 2005 as an Honour Administrator.

Walker was the British Long Distance Swimming Association president in 1991 and 2002 and a president of the Braford Long Distance Swimming Club, one of the first long-distance swimming clubs.

For 30 years he served as the Honorary Secretary to the British Long Distance Swimming Association’s Pilot lifesaver scheme. He passed away on May 9th.

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