Welcome to MalloryMead.com

Mallory is an elite marathon swimmer, healthy living enthusiast, and an advocate for ocean conservation and women’s sports. She’s a Midwestern girl from Northern Indiana by birth, a California girl by heart and geography. The early days of Mallory’s swimming career where characterized by a willingness to try anything, which led her from the pool to the open waters, first cutting her teeth on short swims in lakes, and gradually increasing the distance, level of difficulty, and distance traveled. By the age of 22 Mallory became the 37th person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming; consisting of the English Channel, Catalina Channel, and Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. Later Mallory went on to compete in several professional marathon swims all over the world.

These days Mallory can be found residing in Los Angeles with her two shelter cats, Mooch and Bindi. She continues to train and race locally and leads open water swimming clinics for open water swimmers and triathletes. She advocates ocean conservation, women’s sports, and animal rights. Mallory enjoys cooking her way through Pinterest, is learning how to play the ukulele, and wouldn’t even think of turning down an opportunity to travel.