Steven Munatones


USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Team coach at the 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 World Swimming Championships and 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 national team camps. Write for Swimming World Magazine & Swimming Australia Magazine. International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductee & board member. Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee & USA Swimming Open Water Swimming Committee. 1982 World Long Distance Swimming Champion (25K). NBC Olympics Commentator for the 2008 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim. Created the Open Water Swimming Dictionary & World's Top 100 Open Water Swims. Prepared materials used by NBC, USA Swimming, Beijing Olympic Committee, Wall Street Journal, USA Today & National Geographic Magazine. Did 5 unprecedented solo swims over 30K in Asia and several pro marathon swims in Canada, Mexico and USA. Serve as Technical Swimming Delegate for the Special Olympics & 2011 World Games and advisor to races in Brazil, Greece, Mexico, Cayman Islands, Japan and USA. Served as Race Director for Waikiki Roughwater Swim, USA Swimming National Championships and Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. Wrote Swimming Without Lines and Open Water Swimming chapter in The Science of Swimming.See MoreSee less