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Thomas Bell Looks Back On His Triple Crown

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It was one of Thomas Bell's wife's friends who participated in an English Channel relay that spurred him to consider a crossing of the English Channel. He thought an [...]

Blonde In Deep Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Blonde In Deep Water is a biography of Brenda Fisher, the most famous open water swimmer of her generation. Written by Lucy Wood, Blonde In Deep Water goes back [...]

Chloë McCardel Becomes #4 To Go 3

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Exhausted, shivering and somewhat disoriented under medical care is how Chloë McCardel ended her 36 hour 12 minute three-way English Channel crossing today. But like her earlier swim in [...]

Chloë McCardel En Route To #13

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Chloë McCardel has finished her third two-way crossing of the English Channel, taking 22 hours 42 minutes en route to her planned triple crossing. Her first crossing was 11 [...]

Three’s A Charm

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Chloë McCardel is making her last preparations for another three-way attempt of the English Channel this weekend, weather permitting. She expects her attempt will take 35–40 hours in order [...]

My Finest Hour Has Come

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After seeing a newspaper advertisement in his native Egypt, Omar Sabry signed up to compete for a spot in a 6-person relay across the English Channel. The Egyptian Swimming [...]

Double Victory For Many On A Single Crossing

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Maura Twomey, originally from Ireland but living in Boston, took 16 hours 23 minutes to realize her dream of crossing the English Channel this week. She is very sore [...]

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