Janine Serell was the twelfth and final person to finish this year’s 17.5 mile swim from Manhattan to Sandy Hook, a challenge known as the Ederle Swim in honour of Gertrude Ederle who became the first woman to complete it in 1925, aged 18. This is her report.
Swim cancellations and postponements are a fact of life, especially in places with fickle weather. This week I had hoped to write a different story about a lovely swim across the Solent to the Isle of Wight. Unfortunately, that swim didn’t happen.
An international team of six swimmers has just fallen short in an attempt to complete the longest ever freshwater relay but set four other records along the way.
The Channel Swimming Association posted on its website earlier today that former English Channel world record holder Bill Pickering died on 17 August 2014. He was 93.
We don’t normally cover triathlon news but we like the sound of this. In most triathlons the swim is a relatively short part of each event...
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