Irving Davids/Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award
2008 Shelley Taylor-Smith
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.
Recipients of the
Irving Davids/Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award.
1980-2001 Award Retired