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List of successful English Channel swimmers - Wikipedia

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This is a list of notable successful swims across the English Channel. Contents. [ hide]. 1 First ... Though the straight-line distance is 22.5 miles, choppy waters and capricious tides forced him to...

Susan Taylor Dies In Last Mile Of Swim Across English Channel ...

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Jul 16, 2013 ... Susan Taylor Dies In Last Mile Of Swim Across English Channel, ... She was known and loved by so many including those at the CSA of whom ...

What it's really like to swim the English Channel - Telegraph

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Jan 3, 2015 ... What it's really like to swim the English Channel .... At its narrowest, the Channel is 21 miles, but the majority of swimmers end up covering about 30 ... 'You understand how much of a big deal it is when they congratulate you.' ...

23 things you probably didn't know about swimming across the ...

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Aug 6, 2016 ... Swimming the Channel is a lot more complex than it seems – and it already ... Shakespeare Beach, where English swimmers set off Credit: Alamy. 2. You are allowed to grease yourself up for insulation – Ederle, like so many, used goose fat. 3. ... The distance swum is approximately 21 miles, but changes ...

How I swam the English Channel | Life and style | The Guardian

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Aug 9, 2013 ... You definitely wouldn't imagine I had swum the English Channel solo. ... I was about the 280th woman in history to swim the 21 miles solo across the ... At Kings Hall pool, I decided to see how much I could swim non-stop.

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Why is swimming the channel so hard?

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Jun 2, 2006 ... Little Britain star David Walliams is attempting to swim the English ... Greg Whyte and hopes to complete the 21-mile charity swim in under 16 hours. ... Fit swimmers are often all muscle and don't have much fat on them, this ...

English Channel Map, English Channel Location Facts, Major ...

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Detailed map includes history, location, size and depth of English Channel. ... Though many invasion attempts occurred via the channel over the centuries ( some ... It's approximately 350 miles long, and at its narrowest in the Strait of Dover.

Question: How wide is the English Channel? | 10 Degrees Latitude

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Feb 17, 2008 ... The English Channel is 20.3 miles wide at its narrowest point. ... Adam and I have swum together for many hours averaging 1.5 mph.

Migrant woman dies trying to swim across the English Channel to ...

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Aug 14, 2012 ... ... beach after she tried to swim 21 miles across the English Channel to ..... corsage for Chanel fashion show... as she reveals many 'don't really ...

Davina McCall completes 26-mile row across English Channel with ...

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Feb 29, 2012 ... Comedian John Bishop completed his gruelling cross-Channel row last night, ... Bishop had managed the 26-mile row across the choppy English Channel ...... 'I' ve loved her from afar for many years:' British comedian David ...

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FAQ | Channel Swimming Association

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How is it that some people have had to swim for many more miles than that? ... The English Channel is a unique and demanding swim, considered by many to ...

British woman is slowest person to swim the Channel completing ...

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Jul 28, 2010 ... ... set out to cross the English Channel that it might take her some time. ... The 56- year-old inadvertently added more than 40 miles to the feat ...

Channel Swimming.com - Frequently Asked Questions

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They are also "A governing body of English Channel Swimming" who are ... The English Channel is approximately -19 nautical miles (38000 yards) or 35 ...