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  • Coronavirus Further Update

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    The Channel Swimming Association are still continuing to function as normal and we are watching closely the measures being put into place by the government on an almost daily basis. Primarily the UK and the French have to allow the swims to take plac... More »»

  • Coronavirus Update

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    We know already that many of you are anxious about what is going to happen this year with your swims. We would like to tell you that everything will be fine when it comes to your swim but with the developing Coronavirus situation, we currently have a... More »»

  • Tom Watch - With Great Sadness

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    Tom Watch shown above with one of his swimmers Marc Newman. It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of our Vice President Tom Watch who passed away earlier today after a long period of ill health. His working life, for many, many ye... More »»

  • John Callaway

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    It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of John Callaway. John was a close friend of John Bullet. They were part of the Eltham Training and Swimming Club many years ago and they were on the swim carried out by Tom Gregory, the youn... More »»

  • 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 »»