Courtesy of Irish Long Distance Swimming Association and Swim Ireland. For generations, the most difficult, challenging and cruelest channel crossing in the world has generally been considered to be the North Channel, 21 miles between [...]
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "Finally after 10 hours 58 minutes, I had returned to conquer the beast that I had obsessed over for three years...my life changed forever this day...," recalls Edward Williams [...]
Courtesy of Brian Meharg of Bangor Boat escorting Stephen Redmond for 17 hours 17 minutes across the North/Irish Channel in August 2010 from Scotland to Northern Ireland.
Courtesy of Fergal Somerville, North Channel, California. Pat Gallant-Charette, an American nurse extraordinaire, continues to raise the bar and push the envelope what older swimmers can do. At the age of 65 years and 204 [...]
Courtesy of Fergal Somerville filming Pat Gallant-Charette's 14 hour 22 minute North Channel crossing. For more information about the 65-year-old's swim, visit here.
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are few people on the globe with the persistence and determination of Pat Gallant-Charette. Arguably, she may be among the most persistent in open water swimming history. She [...]
Courtesy of Steve Walker, North Channel. After moving "kind of slow" the past few days, Steve Walker described his 11 hour 19 minute crossing of the North Channel between North Ireland and Scotland. "The swim [...]
Courtesy of Pádraig Mallon, North (Irish) Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. Keith Garry of Ireland set a new male record for a solo crossing of the North Channel in 9 hours 57 minutes today [...]
Courtesy of Beth French on history's first Calendar Year Oceans Seven in the English Channel, North Channel, Molokai Channel, Tsugaru Channel, Cook Strait, Strait of Gibraltar, and Catalina Channel, attempted all within one calendar year.. [...]