After a very distinguished marathon swimming career holding the women’s number one world ranking
for seven consecutive years (1988-1995), Shelley became the Honorary Secretary of the FINA
Technical Open Water Swimming Committee, responsible for the committee’s correspondence and
meeting agendas. She oversees the entire FINA OpenWater Swimming programs and activities and
served as a FINA OpenWater Official at FINAWorld Championships and other events. Her autobiography,
DangerousWhenWet, has helped many marathon swimmers in physical and mental preparation.
She is a motivational keynote speaker, champion mindset trainer and has a daily inspirational
e-mail service, Your Taylor-Made Solutions.