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Mid Life Crisis

Friday, 08 August 2014

The three person relay of Lisa Marner, Vikki Gibson and Matt Wigley who swam as  'Mid Life Crisis'  successfully completed their one-way swim when Lisa managed to land on a small sand beach amongst the rocks at the base of Cap Gris Nez at 18:14 hrs yesterday (7/8). Their swim time was an excellent 12 hrs 29 mins (to be ratified) having started from Samphire Hoe beach at 05:45 hrs. The team, who were aboard 'Pathfinder' with pilot Eric Hartley were supported by Michelle Blackmore, Tom Gibson and Tom Watch. Observer Keith Oiller confirmed this to be the 9 th fastest 3 person relay within CSA records.