On Behalf Of The Jersey Long Distance Swimming Club

Courtesy of Sally Minty-Gravett, Bailiwick of Jersey. At the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on November 6th in San Pedro, California, Sally Minty-Gravett represented the Jersey Long Distance Swimming Club as 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 [...]

Graeme Lowe Reaches The Scottish Shore From Jersey

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Graeme Lowe from Jersey became the first Channel Islander to swim the North Channel - from Donaghadee , Northern Ireland to Killantringan Lighthouse, Portpatrick, Scotland. He became only the [...]

Entering The Golden Age Of Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After looking back on her 27-year career as an open water swimmer, Japan's Yuko Matsuzaki is not even halfway done. The 52-year-old spent decades competing on the FINA Open [...]

A Quartet Of Heroes and Heroines

A Quartet Of Heroes And Heroines Courtesy of WOWSA, Isle of Bute. Michael Read, Sally Minty-Gravett, Kevin Murphy and Tom Watch participated in a wonderfully inspirational panel discussion about their swims across the English Channel [...]

Swimming Around The Earth

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The circumference of the earth at the equator is 24,901 miles or 40,075 km. It would take a lifetime to swim the equivalent of this distance, but it is [...]

France Rounds Jersey

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The day before Michelle Macy set a new record for the Round Jersey solo circumnavigation swim under great conditions, Emma France from Guildford in the UK was not so [...]

Sally Swims By Sea Shells By The Seashore

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer Sally Minty-Gravett is going to attempt a difficult swim from Sark to Jersey tomorrow in the British Channel Islands. If she [...]

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