Tony Bailey claims two world records for solo English Channel breaststroke swim

On 6 September Tony Bailey set out to be the first British male breaststroker this millennium to cross the English Channel swimming breaststroke.

81 swim length of Windermere with MyTriEvents

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.

Paul Parrish oldest to complete Arch to Arc

On 17 September Paul Parrish, Director of Fundraising and Marketing for Aspire, became “Enduroman 20”

How I became a Scilly girl

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.

Keri-anne Payne and David Carry to attend Global Open Water Conference

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.

Train for the worst and hope for the best – it might happen

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

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On 6 September Tony Bailey set out to be the first British male breaststroker this millennium to cross the English Channel swimming breaststroke.
On 17 September Paul Parrish, Director of Fundraising and Marketing for Aspire, became “Enduroman 20”
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 …
Olympic silver medallist and two-times world champion Keri-anne Payne secured a confidence-boosting win on her return to competition in the final race…
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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 a…
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