Chloë McCardel 20 Down In The Channel. 24 To Go?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "#20 swim done," wrote Chloë McCardel. "Done!! New Aussie Record!! [Husband] Paul [McQueeney] and I are very excited. 10 hrs 19 min." The 31-year-old from Australia broke the long-standing [...]

The Legacy Of 43 Is Being Chased

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Chloë McCardel recently completed her 17th English Channel crossing. At the young age of 31 years old, she will soon surpass Canada's Cindy Nicholas who retired with 19 English [...]

Sweet Caroline Crosses The North Channel

Courtesy of Infinity Channel Swimming and Piloting Services, North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. "18 days after completing her English Channel crossing, Caroline Block from the U.S.A. completed a successful 21-mile crossing the North [...]

Chloë McCardel, Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Australian marathon swimmer Chloë McCardel is continuing where she left off last year when she swam a three-way English Channel crossing and three one-way crossings in one week. The [...]

When Open Water Icons Meet In New York

Photo © Marco Chiesa, Manhattan Island, New York. Results © NYC Swim. Looking back in the archives of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (MIMS), there were a number of renowned swimmers competing in the June [...]

Chloë McCardel Talks About The English Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In years past, swimmers like Alison Streeter, Michael Read, Kevin Murphy, Cindy Nicholas, and Des Renford did repeated English Channel crossings. In contemporary times, there are a handful of [...]

The Legacy Of 43

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Outside Magazine touted James Lawrence's current attempt at completing 50 Ironman triathlons in 50 states in 50 days as one of the most hardcore endurance record attempts. If anyone [...]

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