On 6 September Tony Bailey set out to be the first British male breaststroker this millennium to cross the English Channel swimming breaststroke.
At 10.5 miles, Windermere is the longest lake in England. That, combined with the breath-taking surroundings, gives it impressive pulling power among long distance swimmers.
On 17 September Paul Parrish, Director of Fundraising and Marketing for Aspire, became “Enduroman 20”
Lou Walker took part in the first-ever 15k Scilly Swim Challenge in September 2014 – and she’d whole-heartedly recommend it, but only to experienced and well-prepared swimmers. Read her story to find out why.
Vigour Events, the organiser of this year’s Global Open Water Conference, has just announced that Keri-anne Payne and her husband David Carry will be attending the event this weekend.
A year’s worth of training getting used to cold water and night swimming, and then enduring the two-hour qualifying swim in Dover Harbour, testing various seasickness tablets, wristbands and ginger sweets, was well worth the effort.
Tony Bailey claims two world records for solo English Channel breaststroke swim
81 swim length of Windermere with MyTriEvents
Paul Parrish oldest to complete Arch to Arc
How I became a Scilly girl
Keri-anne Payne and David Carry to attend Global Open Water Conference
Train for the worst and hope for the best – it might happen