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NEWS TRACK
2 weeks ago

Jan. 12, 2020— Mihir Sen, who swam across the English Channel in 1958, was the first swimmer not only of India but of Asia, who achieved this feat. Advocate Mihir set five important records in sa... | News Track

Jan. 12, 2020— Mihir Sen, who swam across the English Channel in 1958, was the first swimmer not only of India but of Asia, who achieved this feat. Advocate Mihir set five important records in sa... | News Track

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First Asian to Cross Catalina Channel, This Para-Swimmer's Story Defines Sheer Grit

THE BETTER INDIA
2 weeks, 3 days ago
People in this story:Satendra Singh

Jan. 8, 2020— Satendra Singh Lohiya - The First Asian to Cross Catalina Channel, This Para-Swimmer's Story Defines Sheer Grit and Perseverance

Jan. 8, 2020— Satendra Singh Lohiya - The First Asian to Cross Catalina Channel, This Para-Swimmer's Story Defines Sheer Grit and Perseverance

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Extreme Swimmer Lynne Cox On Her Icy, Record

1 month, 1 week ago

Dec. 20, 2019— Lynne Cox is an extreme swimmer. At 18, she swam between the islands of New Zealand. She broke the men's and women's records for swimming across the English Channel. Then, she did the unthinkable: Swimming to Antarctica.

Dec. 20, 2019— Lynne Cox is an extreme swimmer. At 18, she swam between the islands of New Zealand. She broke the men's and women's records for swimming across the English Channel. Then, she did the unthinkable: Swimming to Antarctica.

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Sam Penny trains in a chest freezer to prepare for winter English Channel swim

ABC NEWS
1 month, 3 weeks ago

Dec. 1, 2019— Wearing his budgie smugglers, swimming cap and goggles, endurance athlete Sam Penny is ready to attempt to break a world record and become the first person to swim the English Channel in winter.

Dec. 1, 2019— Wearing his budgie smugglers, swimming cap and goggles, endurance athlete Sam Penny is ready to attempt to break a world record and become the first person to swim the English Channel in winter.

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Canadian Open Water Swimmer, Marilyn Bell To Be Inducted Into the International Swimming Hall of Fame

2 months ago
People in this story:Florence Chadwick

Nov. 21, 2019— At age 16, Miss Marilyn Bell was inspired when she learned that American star swimmer, ISHOF Honoree, Florence Chadwick, was being offered a $10,000 purse to complete a swim across

Nov. 21, 2019— At age 16, Miss Marilyn Bell was inspired when she learned that American star swimmer, ISHOF Honoree, Florence Chadwick, was being offered a $10,000 purse to complete a swim across

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Westport swimmer sets two Guinness World Records

CTINSIDER.COM
2 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Elizabeth Fry

Nov. 15, 2019— Elizabeth Fry’s official titles are oldest person to swim the Ocean Seven (female) and oldest person to swim the Oceans Seven (overall), the organization announced Thursday.

Nov. 15, 2019— Elizabeth Fry’s official titles are oldest person to swim the Ocean Seven (female) and oldest person to swim the Oceans Seven (overall), the organization announced Thursday.

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After summiting Everest and swimming the English Channel, Parkite Rob Lea bikes across America, capping Ultimate World Triathlon

PARKRECORD.COM
2 months, 2 weeks ago

Nov. 13, 2019— A crazy six months for Rob Lea came to an end on a sunny day over 2,000 miles away from Park City.When Lea walked into Lewis Bay in Nantucket,

Nov. 13, 2019— A crazy six months for Rob Lea came to an end on a sunny day over 2,000 miles away from Park City.When Lea walked into Lewis Bay in Nantucket,

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Remembering Arati Saha, The First Asian Woman To Swim Across The English Channel

INDIATIMES.COM
2 months, 2 weeks ago

Nov. 11, 2019— She was only 19 when she achieved the feat.

Nov. 11, 2019— She was only 19 when she achieved the feat.

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This swim of the English Channel is one for the ages

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE
3 months, 3 weeks ago

Oct. 6, 2019— Becky Baxter’s oldest of four daughters kept getting sick.

Oct. 6, 2019— Becky Baxter’s oldest of four daughters kept getting sick.

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Is Sarah Thomas’ English Channel Crossing More Impressive Than Michael Phelps' Olympic Medals?

SPORTSCASTING | PURE SPORTS
3 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Michael Phelps | Sarah Thomas

Oct. 3, 2019— Michael Phelps' athletic achievements are second to none, but Sarah Thomas might be able to give him a run for his money.

Oct. 3, 2019— Michael Phelps' athletic achievements are second to none, but Sarah Thomas might be able to give him a run for his money.

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Sarah Thomas Is the First to Swim Across English Channel Four Times

5280
3 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Sarah Thomas

Oct. 1, 2019— One year after completing breast cancer treatment, Colorado's Sarah Thomas became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times.

Oct. 1, 2019— One year after completing breast cancer treatment, Colorado's Sarah Thomas became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times.

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Open-water swimmer Sarah Thomas also beat cancer

SI.COM
3 months, 4 weeks ago
People in this story:Sarah Thomas

Sept. 30, 2019— Just one year after beating cancer, 37-year-old American swimmer Sarah Thomas made history by becoming the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop. This is her story.

Sept. 30, 2019— Just one year after beating cancer, 37-year-old American swimmer Sarah Thomas made history by becoming the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop. This is her story.

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UConn alum becomes first person to swim English Channel four times non-stop — The Daily Campus

THE DAILY CAMPUS
4 months ago
People in this story:Sarah Thomas

Sept. 25, 2019— Sarah Thomas, a 2004 University of Connecticut graduate and cancer survivor, became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

Sept. 25, 2019— Sarah Thomas, a 2004 University of Connecticut graduate and cancer survivor, became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

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Record English Channel swimmer happy to be home

WCAX.COM
4 months ago

Sept. 23, 2019— Sarah Thomas swam her way to a world record, becoming the first person to swim the English Channel non-stop four times. Now the Colorado woman is saying it's great to be home after the grueling journey.

Sept. 23, 2019— Sarah Thomas swam her way to a world record, becoming the first person to swim the English Channel non-stop four times. Now the Colorado woman is saying it's great to be home after the grueling journey.

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Female swimmers leave men in their wake

THETIMES.CO.UK
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 20, 2019— Two years before Sarah Thomas stunned the swimming world with four non-stop crossings of the English Channel, she received a call from an organisation devoted to chronicling mankind’s progress in...

Sept. 20, 2019— Two years before Sarah Thomas stunned the swimming world with four non-stop crossings of the English Channel, she received a call from an organisation devoted to chronicling mankind’s progress in...

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American woman swims English Channel four times in tribute to cancer survivors

ALETEIA — CATHOLIC SPIRITUALITY, LIFESTYLE, WORLD NEWS, AND CULTURE
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 20, 2019— Swimming across the English Channel is a major feat for anyone who wants to challenge themselves. Swimmers have to follow a strict set of rules, and the journey from England to France — which…

Sept. 20, 2019— Swimming across the English Channel is a major feat for anyone who wants to challenge themselves. Swimmers have to follow a strict set of rules, and the journey from England to France — which…

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Sarah Thomas Crosses English Channel Four Times!

EXPLORERSWEB
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 19, 2019— To most people, swimming the English Channel once is impressive; twice is astonishing. But on September 17, Sarah Thomas

Sept. 19, 2019— To most people, swimming the English Channel once is impressive; twice is astonishing. But on September 17, Sarah Thomas

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American cancer survivor becomes first person to swim English Channel 4 times non

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 18, 2019— Sarah Thomas, from Colorado, the United States, has set a new record by being the first person to ...

Sept. 18, 2019— Sarah Thomas, from Colorado, the United States, has set a new record by being the first person to ...

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Sarah Thomas drank CarboPro swimming English Channel four times

NEWS | THE CEO MAGAZINE
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 18, 2019— Sarah Thomas, who had breast cancer treatment last November, broke the record when she swam the English Channel four times non-stop. She drank CarboPro every 30 minutes to maintain her strength.

Sept. 18, 2019— Sarah Thomas, who had breast cancer treatment last November, broke the record when she swam the English Channel four times non-stop. She drank CarboPro every 30 minutes to maintain her strength.

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Cancer survivor sets record by swimming 4 times across English Channel

HIVISASA.COM
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 18, 2019— An  American woman has defied all odds to set a new record in swimming of its own kind.Sarah Thomas, who is a cancer survivor...

Sept. 18, 2019— An  American woman has defied all odds to set a new record in swimming of its own kind.Sarah Thomas, who is a cancer survivor...

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Cancer survivor sets swimming record

WANE
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor just broke a record after swimming across the English Channel 4 times in a row.

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor just broke a record after swimming across the English Channel 4 times in a row.

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American who finished cancer treatment in 2018 becomes first person to swim across English Channel four times in a row

NYDAILYNEWS.COM
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— This record-setting feat sure went swimmingly.

Sept. 17, 2019— This record-setting feat sure went swimmingly.

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Cancer survivor first person to swim English Channel 4 times non

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

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American cancer survivor swims across English Channel four times in a row to set new record

CBSNEWS.COM
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— Sarah Thomas, 37, survived breast cancer last year before swimming 130 miles – four times across the Channel – to set a record

Sept. 17, 2019— Sarah Thomas, 37, survived breast cancer last year before swimming 130 miles – four times across the Channel – to set a record

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Jellyfish, hypothermia and shipping tankers among channel challenges

CHRONICLE.GI
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— By Tom Pilgrim, PA Record-breaking English Channel swimmer Sarah Thomas braved busy shipping lanes, stinging jellyfish, abrasive salt water and chilly conditions on her way to glory. Changeable tides, hypothermia and even heart attacks are am...

Sept. 17, 2019— By Tom Pilgrim, PA Record-breaking English Channel swimmer Sarah Thomas braved busy shipping lanes, stinging jellyfish, abrasive salt water and chilly conditions on her way to glory. Changeable tides, hypothermia and even heart attacks are am...

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Cancer survivor becomes first person to swim English Channel four times non

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

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American cancer survivor becomes first to swim English Channel 4 times nonstop

KTBC
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has succeeded in her remarkable quest to swim across the English Channel four times in a row.

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has succeeded in her remarkable quest to swim across the English Channel four times in a row.

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This swim just broke a world record

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours.

Sept. 17, 2019— Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours.

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U.S. woman crosses English Channel 4 times in record

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— LONDON — U.S. endurance swimmer Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times without stopping, refueling only on a liquid formula during her 54-hour …

Sept. 17, 2019— LONDON — U.S. endurance swimmer Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times without stopping, refueling only on a liquid formula during her 54-hour …

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Swimmer familiar to Lake Champlain sets English Channel record

WCAX.COM
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— We followed her treacherous journey in Lake Champlain and now Sarah Thomas is back with an even bigger feat. She's the first person to swim the English Channel non-stop four times.

Sept. 17, 2019— We followed her treacherous journey in Lake Champlain and now Sarah Thomas is back with an even bigger feat. She's the first person to swim the English Channel non-stop four times.

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US endurance swimmer crosses English Channel four times in a row

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— A 37-year-old American woman has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times i...

Sept. 17, 2019— A 37-year-old American woman has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times i...

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Record breaking Channel swimmer dedicates feat to survivors

RFI
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— The first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop dedicated the exploit to the world's survivors. Sarah Thomas last year underwent treatment for breast cancer.

Sept. 17, 2019— The first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop dedicated the exploit to the world's survivors. Sarah Thomas last year underwent treatment for breast cancer.

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Cancer survivor Sarah Thomas sets record, swims English Channel four times non

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— The swim, which was supposed to be of nearly 84 miles, ended up being about 130 miles due to strong currents, but Thomas successfully completed the challenge in 54 hours and 13 minutes, fighting the severe cold and as she later revealed, a jellyfish sting.

Sept. 17, 2019— The swim, which was supposed to be of nearly 84 miles, ended up being about 130 miles due to strong currents, but Thomas successfully completed the challenge in 54 hours and 13 minutes, fighting the severe cold and as she later revealed, a jellyfish sting.

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Chocolate and champagne to celebrate new English Channel swimming record

INYOURAREA.CO.UK
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— All attempts have been inspired by an Englishman, Captain Matthew Webb, who was the first person to swim the English Channel in 1875.

Sept. 17, 2019— All attempts have been inspired by an Englishman, Captain Matthew Webb, who was the first person to swim the English Channel in 1875.

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American woman Sarah Thomas, 37, becomes first person to swim English Channel four times non

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— AMERICAN woman Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop.  The 37-year-old, who is recovering from cancer, arrived in Dover early this morning after s…

Sept. 17, 2019— AMERICAN woman Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop.  The 37-year-old, who is recovering from cancer, arrived in Dover early this morning after s…

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Cancer survivor becomes first to swim Channel four times non

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times in a row.

Sept. 17, 2019— An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times in a row.

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US woman becomes first person to swim Channel four times non

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 17, 2019— An American breast cancer survivor has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. Sarah Thomas, 37, from Colorado, began the 130-mile challenge early on Sunday and finished at around 6.30am this morning, after more than 54 hours in the open water. The ultra marathon swimmer, who underwent breast cancer treatment last year, dedicated her swim to "all the survivors out there".

Sept. 17, 2019— An American breast cancer survivor has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. Sarah Thomas, 37, from Colorado, began the 130-mile challenge early on Sunday and finished at around 6.30am this morning, after more than 54 hours in the open water. The ultra marathon swimmer, who underwent breast cancer treatment last year, dedicated her swim to "all the survivors out there".

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Sarah Thomas Closes in on Record 4-Time Swim Across English Channel 2 Years After Cancer Diagnosis

PEOPLE.COM
4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 16, 2019— "I've been waiting for this swim for over two years now and have fought so hard to get here,” said Sarah Thomas

Sept. 16, 2019— "I've been waiting for this swim for over two years now and have fought so hard to get here,” said Sarah Thomas

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This woman wants to swim the English Channel FOUR TIMES!

4 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 16, 2019— A woman from the USA is trying to set a new world record by swimming four times NON-STOP across the English Channel.

Sept. 16, 2019— A woman from the USA is trying to set a new world record by swimming four times NON-STOP across the English Channel.

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1km Swim at Udaipur led her to the Open Seas | Udaipur's Mermaid Gaurvi Singhvi becomes youngest Indian to conquer English Channel!

4 months, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 13, 2019— Gaurvi Singhvi, a class Xth student, aged 16 years, and one of India's youngest and finest open sea swimmers established a National record of becoming the youngest Indian to cross the English Channel.  This was a "Dream Come True" moment for young Gaurvi

Sept. 13, 2019— Gaurvi Singhvi, a class Xth student, aged 16 years, and one of India's youngest and finest open sea swimmers established a National record of becoming the youngest Indian to cross the English Channel.  This was a "Dream Come True" moment for young Gaurvi

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Udaipur girl sets new English Channel record

THE HINDU
4 months, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 10, 2019— 16-year-old Gaurvi Singhvi youngest open water swimmer to cross it in 13 hours

Sept. 10, 2019— 16-year-old Gaurvi Singhvi youngest open water swimmer to cross it in 13 hours

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Stings and sickness all part of double crossing success

KENT ONLINE
4 months, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 3, 2019— A 59-year-old man flew across the world in order to become the oldest person to swim across the English Channel and back again.

Sept. 3, 2019— A 59-year-old man flew across the world in order to become the oldest person to swim across the English Channel and back again.

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Salisbury solicitor makes a splash on the south coast

SPIRE FM
5 months ago

Aug. 28, 2019— Family law specialist Andrew Mercer has taken part in a relay team to swim the English Channel

Aug. 28, 2019— Family law specialist Andrew Mercer has taken part in a relay team to swim the English Channel

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He's done it! Rick sets world swimming record

BLUE MOUNTAINS GAZETTE
5 months ago

Aug. 28, 2019— Rick Seirer has conquered a double English Channel crossing and become the oldest person to do so

Aug. 28, 2019— Rick Seirer has conquered a double English Channel crossing and become the oldest person to do so

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English Channel: Sink or Swim - the history of swimming the Channel

5 months ago

Aug. 27, 2019— Celebrities will attempt to swim across the English channel in a new TV show – but who was the first person to do it?

Aug. 27, 2019— Celebrities will attempt to swim across the English channel in a new TV show – but who was the first person to do it?

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Indian para swimmers create history, crosses Catalina Channel in USA

SPORTSCAFE.IN
5 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Satendra Singh

Aug. 20, 2019— A group of para swimmers, led by Limca Record holder Satendra Singh, created history by becoming the first from Asia to cross USA’s Catalina Channel. Prior to this, a team from India has also crossed the English Channel last year, and four of those swimmers took part in this expedition as well.

Aug. 20, 2019— A group of para swimmers, led by Limca Record holder Satendra Singh, created history by becoming the first from Asia to cross USA’s Catalina Channel. Prior to this, a team from India has also crossed the English Channel last year, and four of those swimmers took part in this expedition as well.

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Indian para swimming team crosses Catalina Channel in USA

5 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Satendra Singh

Aug. 20, 2019— More sports News: Indian para swimming team comprising Gwalior's para swimmer Satendra Singh and two girls created history on Monday. Indian para swimming team has beco

Aug. 20, 2019— More sports News: Indian para swimming team comprising Gwalior's para swimmer Satendra Singh and two girls created history on Monday. Indian para swimming team has beco

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Salisbury solicitor Andrew Mercer is swimming the English Channel...

TRETHOWANS | SOUTHAMPTON SALISBURY POOLE BOURNEMOUTH WINCHESTER
5 months, 1 week ago

Aug. 19, 2019— This is Andrew’s second relay channel swim, although the last one was 38 years ago! In 1981, he was a member of the Dover Life Guard team that swam the Channel, taking the mixed relay World record in a time of 7 hours and 17 minutes. The team still holds the record today. Andrew says, “Following...

Aug. 19, 2019— This is Andrew’s second relay channel swim, although the last one was 38 years ago! In 1981, he was a member of the Dover Life Guard team that swam the Channel, taking the mixed relay World record in a time of 7 hours and 17 minutes. The team still holds the record today. Andrew says, “Following...

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Meet The Outdoor Power Couple Setting Their Sights On Everest, English Channel And Gender Equality

NONE
5 months, 2 weeks ago

Aug. 9, 2019— For many, climbing Mount Everest is an achievement of a lifetime. But for one Park City resident, summiting the highest mountain in the world is just one

Aug. 9, 2019— For many, climbing Mount Everest is an achievement of a lifetime. But for one Park City resident, summiting the highest mountain in the world is just one

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Londoner smashes world record for 289-mile triathlon by four hours

EVENING STANDARD
5 months, 3 weeks ago

Aug. 6, 2019— A Londoner has broken the world record for an epic 289-mile triathlon from London to Paris by over four hours. Chris Leek set a time of 69 hours and 29 minutes, shaving four hours and ten minutes off the previous record of 73 hours and 39 minutes held by Mark Bayliss since 2012. The 32-year-old from Orpington, Kent, completed an 87-mile run from Marble Arch to Dover, followed by a 21 mile swim across the English Channel, and a 181-mile bike ride from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Aug. 6, 2019— A Londoner has broken the world record for an epic 289-mile triathlon from London to Paris by over four hours. Chris Leek set a time of 69 hours and 29 minutes, shaving four hours and ten minutes off the previous record of 73 hours and 39 minutes held by Mark Bayliss since 2012. The 32-year-old from Orpington, Kent, completed an 87-mile run from Marble Arch to Dover, followed by a 21 mile swim across the English Channel, and a 181-mile bike ride from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

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Londoner hoping to smash world record for gruelling 289

6 months ago

July 28, 2019— A Londoner is hoping to smash the world record for completing an epic 289-mile triathlon which includes swimming the English Channel. Chris Leek is set to tackle the Enduroman Arch 2 Arch challenge by running 87 miles from London to Dover, tackling the 21-mile swim without a wetsuit and then cycling 181 miles to Paris. The 32-year-old is hoping to beat the 73-hour record and will become just the fifth person to complete the challenge without a wetsuit.  Only 34 people have ever finished the gruelling challenge solo.

July 28, 2019— A Londoner is hoping to smash the world record for completing an epic 289-mile triathlon which includes swimming the English Channel. Chris Leek is set to tackle the Enduroman Arch 2 Arch challenge by running 87 miles from London to Dover, tackling the 21-mile swim without a wetsuit and then cycling 181 miles to Paris. The 32-year-old is hoping to beat the 73-hour record and will become just the fifth person to complete the challenge without a wetsuit.  Only 34 people have ever finished the gruelling challenge solo.

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The World’s Most Difficult Swims

EXPLORERSWEB
6 months, 1 week ago

July 18, 2019— Since Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to swim the English Channel in 1875, marathon swimming has fascinated

July 18, 2019— Since Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to swim the English Channel in 1875, marathon swimming has fascinated

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Migrant rescued swimming from France to Britain wearing flippers

THE TELEGRAPH
6 months, 2 weeks ago

July 16, 2019— A migrant was rescued this morning after trying to swim across the English Channel wearing flippers to get to the UK.

July 16, 2019— A migrant was rescued this morning after trying to swim across the English Channel wearing flippers to get to the UK.

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English Channel challenge for better education conditions

6 months, 2 weeks ago

July 10, 2019— Four swimmers, nationals of Turkey, Iran and the United Kingdom, have been training hard to cross the English Channel as part of a fundraising campaign for an educational non-governmental organization.

July 10, 2019— Four swimmers, nationals of Turkey, Iran and the United Kingdom, have been training hard to cross the English Channel as part of a fundraising campaign for an educational non-governmental organization.

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PC Resident Embarks On Leg Two of World Triathlon

NONE
6 months, 3 weeks ago

July 9, 2019— Wearing just a Speedo and goggles, and maybe a cap, nose clip, and ear plugs, Park City resident Rob Lea is making his away across the English Channel and

July 9, 2019— Wearing just a Speedo and goggles, and maybe a cap, nose clip, and ear plugs, Park City resident Rob Lea is making his away across the English Channel and

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How I swam the freezing English Channel at 11 with extraordinary coach

INEWS.CO.UK
6 months, 4 weeks ago

July 1, 2019— Tom Gregory's award-winning book is the story of how he became the youngest person to swim the English Channel, inspired by his coach John

July 1, 2019— Tom Gregory's award-winning book is the story of how he became the youngest person to swim the English Channel, inspired by his coach John

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Parkite Rob Lea prepares for English Channel swim with six hours in the Jordanelle

PARKRECORD.COM
7 months ago

June 27, 2019— Rob Lea, fresh off of summiting Mt. Everest, completed another major step in his ultimate triathlon project Monday by taking a mandatory six-hour dip in the Jordanelle Reservoir. If

June 27, 2019— Rob Lea, fresh off of summiting Mt. Everest, completed another major step in his ultimate triathlon project Monday by taking a mandatory six-hour dip in the Jordanelle Reservoir. If

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Irvine woman prepares for the swimming challenge of a lifetime

DAILYRECORD
7 months ago
People in this story:Ashleigh Seymour

June 26, 2019— Ashleigh Seymour, 36, aims to swim the English Channel next month to raise money for Safe Passage.

June 26, 2019— Ashleigh Seymour, 36, aims to swim the English Channel next month to raise money for Safe Passage.

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Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh eyes crocodiles and polar bears

THETIMES.CO.UK
7 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Lewis Pugh

June 8, 2019— Whirlpools, waves and thousands of jellyfish were obstacles last year when the endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh became the first person to swim the length of the English Channel. In his latest...

June 8, 2019— Whirlpools, waves and thousands of jellyfish were obstacles last year when the endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh became the first person to swim the length of the English Channel. In his latest...

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Arizona swimmer becomes first man to swim Monterey Bay using "English Channel" rules

KSBW
7 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:John Zemaitis

June 5, 2019— John Zemaitis swam for 17 hours overnight on Tuesday before making it to shore at San Carlos Beach on Wednesday afternoon.

June 5, 2019— John Zemaitis swam for 17 hours overnight on Tuesday before making it to shore at San Carlos Beach on Wednesday afternoon.

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Swimmers help celebrate Charlton lido’s 80th birthday

SOUTH LONDON NEWS
8 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Charlton lido

May 14, 2019— Olympic gold medal winner and the man who holds the record for the youngest-ever swimming of the English Channel have helped a baths celebrate its 80th birthday.

May 14, 2019— Olympic gold medal winner and the man who holds the record for the youngest-ever swimming of the English Channel have helped a baths celebrate its 80th birthday.

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After English Channel, Limca book record holder to swim Catalina

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People in this story:Satendra Singh

April 1, 2019— Bhopal: After securing place in Limca Book of records for conquering English Channel, para swimmer Satendra Singh is all set to take up 20-mile Catali.

April 1, 2019— Bhopal: After securing place in Limca Book of records for conquering English Channel, para swimmer Satendra Singh is all set to take up 20-mile Catali.

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What Gertrude Ederle Can Teach Us About Grit

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People in this story:Gertrude Ederle

March 28, 2019— Gertrude Ederle demonstrated not only what female swimmers can do but also what grit and tenacity will allow you to accomplish.

March 28, 2019— Gertrude Ederle demonstrated not only what female swimmers can do but also what grit and tenacity will allow you to accomplish.

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Marcy MacDonald to be inducted into International Swimming Hall of Fame

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Jan. 29, 2019— Andover's Marcy MacDonald, who holds the American record for English Channel swim crossings, will be inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale in May.

Jan. 29, 2019— Andover's Marcy MacDonald, who holds the American record for English Channel swim crossings, will be inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale in May.

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Park City native sets out to conquer Everest, the English Channel and America’s coasts all in one year

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Dec. 4, 2018— Rob Lea has a wild goal – three wild goals, actually. The Park City native plans to climb Mt. Everest, swim across the English Channel and bike across the

Dec. 4, 2018— Rob Lea has a wild goal – three wild goals, actually. The Park City native plans to climb Mt. Everest, swim across the English Channel and bike across the

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Spokane, Tacoma Women First American 2-Person Relay To Swim English Channel

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Nov. 2, 2018— The average age of swimmers crossing the English Channel is 35 and a half. And, 63% of them are male. Robin Davis, 62, of Spokane, and Zena Courtney, 59,

Nov. 2, 2018— The average age of swimmers crossing the English Channel is 35 and a half. And, 63% of them are male. Robin Davis, 62, of Spokane, and Zena Courtney, 59,

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A Boy in the Water – Tom Gregory recalls record

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Nov. 2, 2018— In 1988, at the age of at the age of 11 years and 336 days, Tom Gregory became the youngest-ever person to swim the English Channel.

Nov. 2, 2018— In 1988, at the age of at the age of 11 years and 336 days, Tom Gregory became the youngest-ever person to swim the English Channel.

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Gertrude Ederle: the first woman to swim the English Channel

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People in this story:Gertrude Ederle

Oct. 23, 2018— In 1926, 19-year-old New Yorker Gertrude Ederle made history by becoming the first woman to swim the English Channel – and in a faster time than the five men who had already achieved the feat. Writing for History Extra, Gavin Mortimer shares the remarkable story of Ederle’s swim and how she inspired a generation of sporting women…

Oct. 23, 2018— In 1926, 19-year-old New Yorker Gertrude Ederle made history by becoming the first woman to swim the English Channel – and in a faster time than the five men who had already achieved the feat. Writing for History Extra, Gavin Mortimer shares the remarkable story of Ederle’s swim and how she inspired a generation of sporting women…

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Cape Town’s legendary open sea swimmer Theodore Yach has died

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1 year, 3 months ago

Oct. 18, 2018— Yach was a veteran of 108 Robben Island swims, an English Channel swim, as well as many other international distance swims.

Oct. 18, 2018— Yach was a veteran of 108 Robben Island swims, an English Channel swim, as well as many other international distance swims.

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Kiwi swimmer pulls up 300m short of swimming English Channel

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Sept. 26, 2018— Kiwi woman who survived a brain tumour falls just short of swimming the English Channel.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Only 300 meters short of #EnglishChannel accomplishment ...

Sept. 26, 2018— Kiwi woman who survived a brain tumour falls just short of swimming the English Channel.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Only 300 meters short of #EnglishChannel accomplishment ...

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July 30, 2018— Mexican open water swimmers Nora Toledano and Mariel Hawley broke the women's world record by crossing the Tsugaru Channel.

July 30, 2018— Mexican open water swimmers Nora Toledano and Mariel Hawley broke the women's world record by crossing the Tsugaru Channel.

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Siblings swim English Channel to support Detroit Swims

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July 25, 2018— Nick and Colleen Anthony have spent summers at the pool, been on swim teams and even played underwater hockey in college. They have grown up swimming. Nick starting at age 9 and Colleen at age 6.

July 25, 2018— Nick and Colleen Anthony have spent summers at the pool, been on swim teams and even played underwater hockey in college. They have grown up swimming. Nick starting at age 9 and Colleen at age 6.

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FINIS Set of the Week: A Distance Swimmer’s Staple

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July 25, 2018— Whether she’s training for an English Channel crossing or a record-breaking 500 yard swim, this set is a “go-to” in marathon swimmer Catherine Breed’s lineup of workouts.

July 25, 2018— Whether she’s training for an English Channel crossing or a record-breaking 500 yard swim, this set is a “go-to” in marathon swimmer Catherine Breed’s lineup of workouts.

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Long Swim: Is Lewis Pugh ready?

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July 11, 2018— Endurance athlete Lewis Pugh will begin to tackle an unprecedented swim across the entire English Channel.

July 11, 2018— Endurance athlete Lewis Pugh will begin to tackle an unprecedented swim across the entire English Channel.

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July 10, 2018— Mill Valley’s Melissa Blaustein discusses her 21-mile journey from England to France. (7-9-18)

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Lewis Pugh announces record-breaking swim for ocean protection

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June 27, 2018— London, 26 June 2018– Endurance swimmer and UN Environment Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh today announced his plans to swim the entire length of the English Channel – his longest distance ever – t…

June 27, 2018— London, 26 June 2018– Endurance swimmer and UN Environment Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh today announced his plans to swim the entire length of the English Channel – his longest distance ever – t…

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Indian Para-Swimmer Satendra Singh Makes History With English Channel Crossing

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June 26, 2018— According to a report that originally appeared in The Times of India, Indian para swimmer Satendra Singh made history over the weekend by completing a swim across the English Channel

June 26, 2018— According to a report that originally appeared in The Times of India, Indian para swimmer Satendra Singh made history over the weekend by completing a swim across the English Channel

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Indian Para Swimmers Ne Record Time Me Cross Kiya English Channel

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June 25, 2018— Indian Para Swimmers Satendra Singh, Chetan Giridhar Raut(Maharastra), Rimo Saha(Bengal) And Jagdish Chandra Teli (Rajasthan) Ne 24 June KO English Channel(From Dover To Audinghen) Ko Relay

June 25, 2018— Indian Para Swimmers Satendra Singh, Chetan Giridhar Raut(Maharastra), Rimo Saha(Bengal) And Jagdish Chandra Teli (Rajasthan) Ne 24 June KO English Channel(From Dover To Audinghen) Ko Relay

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