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  • David Mace 1934-2014

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    It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of David Mace. A great long distance competitior in the 1970-80's who tussled, usually unsuccessfully, with our President in many BLDSA events. However, he got his revenge when he made the... More »»

  • Richard Bethane

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    Congratulations to the British swimmer Richard Bethane who successfully crossed the Channel yesterday (19/9) in a time of 13hrs and 45mins (unratified). He was supported by his pilot Stuart Gleeson on Sea Leopard Charter. Richard did especially well ... More »»

  • Matthias Holvoet

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    Matthias Holvoet from Belgium landed at Pte du riden at 15.55 with a swim time of 11hrs 53 mins (unratified). Matthias was supported by Stuart Gleeson on Sea Leopard Charter. Congratulations on a fantastic swim you are now a 'Channel Swimmer'... More »»

  • James McIntosh

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    At 07:13 hrs this morning (16/9) James McIntosh became one of the CSA's newest Channel Swimmers when he landed on the sand beach 1.5 miles north east of Wissant - completing his swim in 17 hrs 8 mins (to be ratified). James was on 'Pathfinder... More »»

  • Rachael Elkaim

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    Rachael Elkaim from Australia became a Channel swimmer today, 15th September, crossing in a time of 13hrs and 01min (unratified). Rachael who is part of Vladswim, Sydney, began her swim at 04.38 from Samphire Hoe and landed in France at 17.39 this af... More »»

  • Justin Hanby

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    Congratulations to Justin Hanby (Australian) who has successfully crossed the Channel today, 15th September, in a time of 11hrs and 47mins (unratified). Justin who is from Vladswim, in Sydney was supported by his pilot Reg Brickell on Viking Princess... More »»

  • Justyn Larcombe

    Justyn Larcombe became an English Channel swimmer on 07.09.14 by landing in France at 2210, making his total solo crossing time 12hrs and 40 mins (unratified). He was assisted by pilot Stuart Gleeson on Sea Leopard Charter. Congratulations to Justyn ... More »»

  • Shore to Shore

    The relay team Shore to Shore successfully completed their relay swim yesterday 08.09.14 when they landed at Pte du riden at 22.04. The 6 person team from Bournemouth consisted of 3 girls and 3 guys: Stuart Purcell, Simon Gater, William Collings-well... More »»

  • B of AML Triathlon Club

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    Congratulations to the 3 person British relay team B of AML Triathlon Club who successfully crossed the Channel on the 7th September in a time of 12hrs and 30mins (unratified). They were supported by their pilot Reg Brickell on Viking Princess. Well ... More »»

  • Eric's Sharks

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    The 4 person British relay team 'Eric's Sharks' completed their Channel swim on the 6th September in a time of 13hrs and 17mins (unratified). They were supported by their piot Kevin Sherman on Connemara. Well done to the team and crew.... More »»