"I didn't make it across the English Channel - but training for it bought me time"

Before swimming the English Channel, Lee Brogan was struggling with his mental health. Training for it gave him the time he needed to get better.​

Training alone for hours on end in cold, rough seas, battling currents, swells and jellyfish, all in the knowledge that you’ll have to wake up the following day and do it all over again. For most people, the life of an aspiring English Channel swimmer is not one they would wish to lead.

But for 32-year-old Lee Brogan, it was a lifeline.

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