Courtesy of Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, Catalina Channel, California.

It has taken 18 years, but Shane Moraghan achieved the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming with a 9 hour 15 minute crossing of the Catalina Channel on Monday.

The Dublin (Ireland) swimmer completed his final leg in Catalina in a charity swim for the Cystic Fibrosis Ireland after a 1999 crossing of the English Channel (10 hours 23 minutes) and winning the 20 Bridges Manhattan Island Swim in 2016 in 6 hours 52 minutes.

His charity swim campaign on behalf of the Cystic Fibrosis Ireland is posted here.

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