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Crossing The North Channel, A Heroic Feat

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Courtesy of Irish Long Distance Swimming Association and Swim Ireland. Ever since Mercedes Gleitze attempted seven times to swim between Northern Ireland and Scotland in the late 1920s, the [...]

Steve Is A Walker And A Swimmer

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 [...]

Tough, Tough Swim By Steve Walker

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Steve Walker is very familiar with cold water. He did an ice mile back in 2.7°C (37°F) back in 1996 in Melbourne, Australia. With an attempt at the North [...]