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  • Oussama Rashad

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    Our condolences to the family and friends of Oussama Rashad. The Egyptian and Arab Open Water Community has lost a legend...England to France 1977, 10 hours 20 minutes.... More »»

  • Dale Petranech

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    It is with great sadness that we report of the passing of Dale Petranech. Dale was 'the IMSHOF' for decades. His contribution can't be measured and his loss is so painful. Below are a few of the items from FaceBook and Open Water Swimming... More »»

  • Eileen Fenton MBE

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    THIS year will be a special one for a lady from Dewsbury who celebrates her 90th birthday in June, and you don’t have to guess who she is. Just one look at this iconic picture and you know immediately I am referring to channel swimmer Eileen Fe... More »»

  • Safety Measures for Open-Water Swimming by Jennifer Loxley

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    Safety Measures for Open-Water Swimming On a monthly basis, 4.49 million people in the United Kingdom actively participate in swimming, according to a published report by Statista. More people are moving out of swimming pools to open-water swimming. ... More »»

  • Frank Richards - With Deepest Sympathy

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    It is with sadness that we have to report the passing of a long standing old member. Frank Richards was a dedicated observer, who produced excellent reports and covered some of the most important swims in our history between 1978 and 1997, including ... More »»

  • Pamela Morgan to receive a BEM

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    We are thrille to announce that Pamela Morgan who ran the Scarborough Disabled Swimming Club for more than 36 years while also supporting other charities such as the NSPCC, Mencap, Scarborough Hospital League of Friends and Epilepsy Action is to be a... More »»

  • Montserrat Tresserras 1930-2018

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    It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Montserrat Tresserras who passed away on Monday 26th November in Olot, her birthplace, at 88 years old . Montserrat Tresserras was an Honour Swimmer from Spain who was inducted into the 197... More »»

  • Michael Read Wins Poseidon Award From Hall Of Fame

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    We would like to congratulate our own CSA President Michael Read MBE for his well deserved award from the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Michael has been awarded the Poseidon Award given to swimmers, "who have gone beyond the call of duty ... More »»

  • Help to Save Carr Junior School's swimming pool

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    Each year we look to donate money to various places relating to swimming activities. One of the donations this year will go to Carr Junior School' s swimming pool fund.. Carr Junior School Donation The Channel Swimming Association is delighted to... More »»

  • Theodore Yach - Swimming Legend

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    It is with deepest regret, that we learn of the passing of Theodore Yach, who died peacefully in hospital yesterday. He was sixty years old. Theodore, who swam the English Channel in 1996, was a veteran of 108 Robben Island swims of which he was the ... More »»