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List of successful English Channel swimmers - Wikipedia, the free ...

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France to England, United Kingdom · Edward H. Temme, 1934, 15:34, First man to swim the English Channel in both directions.

Tragic end for the British hero who became the first person to swim ...

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Aug 16, 2015 ... When he became the first person to swim the English Channel, Captain Matthew Webb secured his place in the history books. To this day ...

Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim English Channel ...

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On this day in History, Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim English Channel on Aug 06, 1926. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Heroes of swimming: Captain Matthew Webb | Life and style | The ...

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Oct 10, 2013 ... Today, Captain Matthew Webb is the answer to a pub quiz question – "Who was the first person to swim the English Channel?" But during ...

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The English Channel is a unique and demanding swim, considered by many to be the ... let and guest house accommodation) to £125-140/person/day in more comfortable ... First, you must register your swim with the CSA and book one of our ...

Captain Matthew Webb - The History of the first man to swim the ...

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Captain Matthew Webb - The History of the first man to swim the English Channel - Meadow Pit Memorial Gardens - In memory of all the miners who lost their ...

The Curious Story of the First Man to Swim the English Channel

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Editorial Reviews. Amazon.com Review. The Crossing tells the colorful story of Matthew Webb, the first person to swim across the English Channel. Webb was ...

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

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Jan 3, 2015 ... 70-year-old is oldest person to swim the Channel ... often to eat during the swim ( after the first hour and then every half-hour, never stopping for ...

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 ... Webb was the first person to swim unassisted across the Channel in ...

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

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Aug 6, 2016 ... It was 90 years ago today that American swimmer Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel. It was her second ...

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Captain Webb swims English Channel - Aug 24, 1875 - HISTORY.com

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On August 24, 1875, Captain Matthew Webb of Great Britain becomes the first man to successfully swim the English Channel without assistance. After the feat ...

Channel swimming records | Dover.UK.com

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Channel swimming records. Queen of the ... King of the English Channel ... Firsts. First Man. Captain Matthew Webb, 21 hours 45 minutes, 24 August 1875.

First woman to swim the English Channel: from the archive, 7 August ...

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Aug 7, 2015 ... Miss Gertrude Ederle, a 19-year-old New York swimmer, swam the English Channel yesterday from the French coast to England. She is the first ...