The English Channel (French: Manche, "Sleeve"; Breton: Mor Breizh, "Bretons
Sea"; Cornish: Mor Bretannek, "British Sea", Irish: Muir nIocht, "Merciful Sea"),
... distance open water swimming and allow them to make contact with each other
and exchange ideas. They are also "A governing body of English Channel ...
Shortest distance is 21 miles - but on either side of Cap Gris Nez, the French ...
The English Channel is a unique and demanding swim, considered by many to ...
Jul 28, 2010 ... ... set out to cross the English Channel that it might take her some time. ... Sullivan
who swam the distance in 26 hours and 50 minutes in 1923.
Jan 3, 2015 ... What it's really like to swim the English Channel ... at the time, Margaret Lindsay,
81, who inspired him to think about distance swimming. 'I used ...
Aug 9, 2013 ... You definitely wouldn't imagine I had swum the English Channel solo. .... all
weekend in the sea in Dover with other long-distance swimmers.
What is the distance across the Channel? 11. ... They are both a 'Governing Body
for English Channel Swimming' and are authorised to manage, observe and ...
Jun 2, 2006 ... Little Britain star David Walliams is attempting to swim the English ... "It's not
about the distance, lots of people can swim the equivalent in a pool ...
The distance of the English Channel is 23.69 land miles across from the White
Cliffs of Dover at Shakespeare Beach in England to Cap Gris-Nez in France.