How to Swim the English Channel
Widely hailed as one of the most difficult open-water swimming challenges on the planet, successfully crossing the English Channel is a rarer feat than ascending Mount Everest. According to the Channel Swimming Association, only 1,912 humans had...
This is a list of notable successful swims across the English Channel. .... Florence
Chadwick, 1953, 14:42, First woman to swim the English Channel in both ...
Governing body of official swim records for swimming the English Channel.
Includes records, history, FAQs, news, and shopping regalia.
Jan 3, 2015 ... Matt Townsend joined the Serpentine Swimming Club in Hyde Park at the
beginning of 2012 after a friend told him it was a pleasant place to ...
I got a tiny wave push from behind every now and then but not enough to compensate for the speed loss due to the waves. No change afterwards (it was an imaginary leak – no water at all in the goggles) – so just ignored the burning after that. I continued to strain t... More »
Channel Swimming - Introduction to the English Channel. Introduction ·
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Aug 9, 2013 ... Sally Goble: I didn't start swimming seriously till 30, have short arms and legs,
small feet and hands, bad technique and no competitive instinct.
The Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation is a Governing Body for English
Channel Swimming recognised by both the British and French Coastguards ...
Jul 17, 2014 ... Just 104 swimmers crossed the English Channel last year, a fraction of the
climbers who reached the summit of Mount Everest. This month ...
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.