Family, Friends And Finance In The Open Water

Courtesy of Pat Gallant Charette, Westbrook, Maine. Channel swimmer Pat Gallant Charette started open water swimming at the age of 47. She talks about how she manages family, friends and finances as she travels around [...]

Observing Channel Swims Up North

Courtesy of Brian Meharg, Bangor Boat, . The North Channel schedule is becoming crowded as the 21-mile channel between Scotland and Northern Ireland is becoming more and more popular. The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association [...]

Hit The Wall To Infinity And Beyond

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Hit The Wall Open Water Swim Training by Infinity Channel Swimming is a 3-day open water training camp between May 29th-31st that covers physical and mental limits, safety issues, [...]

Fast And Frozen Finish A First

Courtesy of Fast and Frozen, North Channel between Scotland and Northern Ireland. Fast and Frozen is nominated for the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year for its unprecedented 2-way North Channel crossing between [...]

First By Fast And Frozen

Courtesy of Pádraig Mallon, Infinity Channel Swimming. Start: ​​​7:52.00 am July 27th Landfall in Scotland: ​11:33.06 pm Finish: ​​​1:49.23 pm July 28th Time: ​​​29 hours 57 minutes 23 seconds Legs: Each team member swam 5 [...]

The Mane Is The Bane

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The video above of a Lion's mane jellyfish in Killary, Damien Haberlin shows what swimmers in the North Channel face. The the primary season for channel swimmers and the [...]

To Infinity And Beyond To Scotland

Courtesy of Pádraig Mallon, North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. The Infinity V relay of Gillian McShane, Joe Belton, David Burke, Thomas O'Hagan and Noel Grimes made history on August 7th after 13 hours [...]

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