Honours

2012 – Honorary Fellowship – Royal Geographic Society, Scotland
2011 – Fellow – Royal Geographical Society, London
2011 – President’s Award – International Swimming Hall of Fame
2010 – Young Global Leader – World Economic Forum
2009 – The Order of Ikhamanga (Gold Class) – Republic of South Africa
2009 – Best Project for the Environment – Beyond Sport Awards
2007 – Fellow – The Explorers Club, New York
2007 – Paul Harris Fellowship Award – Rotary International
2007 – Sports Adventurer of the Year Award – French Sports Academy
2006 – Freedom of the City of London