Swim Drink Fish Produces Profile On Robert McGlashan

Courtesy of Meghan Callon, Swim Drink Fish, Lake Ontario, Canada.

Meghan Callon, the Content Specialist of Swim Drink Fish, created the second profile of an acclaimed open water swimmer from Canada: Robert McGlashan.

McGlashan was a nominee for the 2019 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year. Steven Munatones wrote about his exploits and inspiration, “Robert is an inspirational stalwart in the Great Lakes Open Water Adventures community that he co-founded in Lake Ontario, Canada. In addition to his mentoring and administration of the growing community of ice swimmers, winter swimmers, open water swimmers, channel swimmers and marathon swimmers in Canada and throughout the Great Lakes region, McGlashan achieved an impressive number of swims around the world in 2019. He swam from Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, 3.9 km across the Strait of Magellan in Chile, 7.5 km in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, the 36 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli in 9 hours 53 minutes, 50 km in Lake Geneva from Switzerland to France in 25 hours, and established the Cold Crusade where he swam 1.5 km in 1.8°C water in 20 minutes and 1 km in 3°C water in 15.35 minutes 8 days apart in Lake Ontario.

He works to promote, mentor and support the growing open water swimming community year-round in the Great Lakes region, continues to challenge himself towards achieving even more challenging goals around the globe while documenting his journey, and established a new ice swimming charity event for Shelter Movers in Canada.

Robert McGlashan’s crossing of 5 hours 24 minutes across the Strait of Bonifacio in Italy

For a comprehensive background story on McGlashan, read Lindi Osborne’s profile here.

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