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...
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 6, 2016 ... Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the Channel Credit: Alamy ...
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. ... The distance swum is approximately 21 miles, but changes according ...
Jan 3, 2015 ... At its narrowest, the Channel is 21 miles, but the majority of ... 'You understand
how much of a big deal it is when they congratulate you.' ...
Jul 28, 2010 ... Jackie Cobell has become the slowest person to swim the English ... The 56-year
-old inadvertently added more than 40 miles to the feat after ...
They are also "A governing body of English Channel Swimming" who are ... The
English Channel is approximately -19 nautical miles (38000 yards) or 35 ...
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.
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 ...
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.