Courtesy of Chloë McCardel, English Channel.

Chloë McCardel is on her second lap of an unprecedented quadruple Channel crossing, a four-way English Channel crossing attempt.

McCardel completed her first lap in 10 hours 26 minutes after starting on early Monday morning in water temperatures that reportedly range from 17.7°C (63.8°F) to 19°C (66°F).

Video updates of her progress can be seen on and details of her progress, water temperatures and conditions can be found on

A question-and-answer session with McCardel is posted here and the depth of her well-earned confidence and tremendous preparation are posted here.

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