The Audacity of Annette Kellerman


The context for the milestone achievements of a Michael Phelps or a Katie Ledecky lies with knowing the history of their forerunners. The International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale plays a key role in preserving the memory of all aquatic history. Annette Kellerman, was not only the most famous swimmer in her day, but perhaps, the most famous woman in the world.


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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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