Courtesy of Beth French, Catalina Channel, Southern California.

“…The phosphorescence was incredible- impossible to describe the fireworks that spiral off your fingertips as they move through pitch black water, even the rim of your goggles creating a mesmerising display that was dazzling and overwhelming, cascades of luminous effervescence…” writes Beth French about her 19 hour 7 minute crossing of the Catalina Channel in Southern California.

The rest of her account is here.

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