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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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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.' ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.