Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Evelyn and David Frantzeskou run a small secluded family-run award-winning holiday park in Folkestone, England.

Varne Ridge Holiday Park, well-known among English Channel swimmers, sits near to the cliffs with panoramic views over the English Channel stretching out towards the coastline of France. Those views welcome swimmers from around the the world who gather to test themselves in the open water world’s most well-known stretch of water.

But it is the hospitality and passion generously and genuinely poured out from the hearts of the Frantzeskou over the decades that led to their induction in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honour Organisation for the Class of 2014.

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