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648 past in 2015 (updated 17-07-'15)

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HE'S SWIMMING THE COAST OF BRITAIN?!

Interview with Ross Edgley, the man who did swim arround the entire coast of Brittain.

Meet Marie: The first person to swim from Mizen to Fastnet Rock

A Cork woman has expressed her delight at becoming the first ever person to swim from Mizen Head to the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse.

Carrigaline’s Marie Watson completed the 18 kilometre swim in just under six hours on Wednesday.

Navy SEAL plans San Clemente to Catalina swim

Former Navy SEAL Dave Loeffler plans to swim from San Clemente Island to Catalina Island on Monday, September 17. The swim is believed to be the first attempt, ever, to swim the 21 miles between the two islands. San Clemente is the southernmost Channel Island and 70 miles offshore of San Diego.

IN A MARATHON SWIM TO MONACO REMI CAMUS CHAMPIONS CLEAN SEAS

Thousands of kilometres from Dunkirk to Bandol and ultimately arriving in Monaco on September 16th. Nearly eighty stages completed already by Remi Camus, an indefatigable champion in the fight against marine pollution.

Swimmer shocked by jets off Scottish coast to mark 100 days at sea

Ross Edgley has not stepped foot on land since he began his swim on June 1.

In that time he has swam 1230 miles, spent 2039 hours in the sea and completed 1,600,000 strokes.

Swimmer Lewis Pugh completes his mammoth channel swim from Land’s End to Dover

Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh has completed his 330-mile swim along the length of the English Channel.

Arriving at the finish line on the pebbled Shakespeare Beach, the 48-year-old, was cheered on by dozens of supporters from a local swimming group.

This alumnus took a sabbatical to swim the English Channel

If the weather gods are well-inclined, former EUR doctoral candidate and ex-EM employee Ignacio Vaccaro will swim the English Channel next week, from Dover to the French coast. To make this possible, he took a sabbatical from his well-paid job and has been training for the past two years.

Swimming: Linda Ashmore, 71, regains world record

WEYMOUTH’S Linda Ashmore produced a sensational swim in challenging conditions to regain the world record for the oldest woman to swim the English Channel.

Ashmore, 71, encountered lumpy sea and jellyfish in the Channel, but crossed the stretch of water in 16 hours and 22 minutes.

Maarten Van Der Weijden, A Champion Like No Other

After swimming 163 km over 55 hours in his native Netherlands, 2008 Olympic 10K marathon swim champion Marten van der Weijden* has generated over €3.5 million euros (US$4,050,060) in his 11 city charity swim - to date, this represents the greatest amount of proceeds from a single charity open water swim in history.

Dina Levačić Set to Become First Croatian to Swim Hawaii’s Molokai Channel

22-year-old Croatian swimmer Dina Levačić is set to attempt another amazing feat in the water this weekend.

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