On 1 May 2021, Walter was finally inducted during the live held 'Virtual Ceremony (Live) Class of 2020 Inductions & Award' ceremony into the IMSHOF

4 years after his induction into ISHOF Poenisch, Walter (2017) Pioneer Open Water Swimmer, USA the last wrong (in my opinion) has been adjusted.

See a copy of the facebook post on the bottom >>here<<

See page 17 of The IMSHOF Ceremony Booklet_2020

Video of the Induction and Award ceremony with the Walter Poenish part starting at 1:30:15 hour.

Beth Yudovin inducts him:

And in case you skipped to Walters induction then you'd have missed that fellow class mate Cameron Bellamy mentioned and praised Walter .

https://www.ishof.org/international-swimming-hall-of-fame-honorees-by-class.html https://www.imshof.org/honorees-by-induction-year

Walter is now one of the few (50) dual inductee. https://www.openwaterpedia.com/index.php?title=Dual_inductee













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