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Sian Williams

Monday, 30 September 2013

On the 24th September, the Welsh swimmer Sian Williams successfully crossed the English Channel in 17hrs and 04mins (subject to verification). Her pilot was Andy King and observer Steve Franks. Well done to Sian!

 

Christian Espinosa

Monday, 30 September 2013

The Mexican solo swimmer Christian Espinosa successfully completed his England to France crossing on the 23rd September. His time was 17hrs and 38mins swimming with his pilot Stuart Gleeson. Congratulations to Christian!

 

Mark Padley

Monday, 30 September 2013

On the 12th September, the British solo swimmer Mark Padley became an official Channel Swimmer by successfully crossing from England to France in a time of 13hrs and 52mins (subject to verification). His pilot was Reg Brickell and observer Mikee Phillips. Huge congratulations to Mark!

 

Uberschwimmer

Monday, 30 September 2013

The 5 person Swiss relay team 'Uberschwimmer' successfully swam from England to France on the 6th September. Their time was a brilliant 9hrs and 40mins (subject to verification) with their pilot Reg Brickell and obsever Mikee Phillips. Well done Uberschwimmer.....

 

Flipping Brilliant

Monday, 30 September 2013

On 29th August the British relay team Flipping Brilliant successfully swam the English Channel in a time of 14hrs 23mins (subject to verification) with their pilot Kevin Sherman and obsever Malcolm Ross. Congratulations to all in the team from the CSA!

 

Claire Humphries

Saturday, 21 September 2013

The British swimmer Claire Humphries became a Channel Swimmer on the 13th September. She swam in a time of 15hrs and 27mins (subject to ratification) with her pilot Fred Mardle and observer G Baigent. Congrats to Claire....

The Salty Swallowers

Saturday, 21 September 2013

The 2 person female team aptly called 'The Salty Swallowers' successfully completed their relay on the 21st September. They swam in 14hrs and 55mins (subject to ratification) with their pilot Stuart Gleeson.

Fantastic 4 Mexico

Saturday, 21 September 2013

The Mexican relay team 'Fantastic 4 Mexico' successfully swam the Channel on the 20th September in 12hrs and 01min (subject to ratification). Their pilot was Andy King and observer Steve Franks. Well done to the team!

The Southend Sharks

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Jonathon Livemore from the British relay team 'The Southend Sharks' has been interviewed by his local radio station along with our CSA secretary Dr Julie Bradshaw MBE. Have a listen to a recording of it here. Jonathon and his team are currently waiting to swim the Channel at the moment and are raising money for cystitic fibrosis in the process. It was touching to hear that they will be placing flowers in the sea a mile from France where Susan Taylor collapsed in her memory.

We wish The Southend Sharks the best of luck for their swim.....

Jean-Luc Piens

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Congratulations to Jean-Luc Piens who successfully swam the English Channel on the 12th September in 14hrs and 01min (subject to verification). He landed on the sand beach approximately a mile north east of Wissant at 17.01hrs. He is reportedly the 16th Belgian to complete the English Channel swim and was cheered on into his landing by friends and family waiting on the beach before being interviewed by his local Belgian television station.

Well done to Jean-Luc.....

 

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