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  • Stuart Buffery - With Sadness

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    It is with sadness that we have learned of the passing of Channel Swimming Association member, Stuart Buffery. A regular competitor in open water events, Stuart swam the Channel in 2000 and was awarded the CSA Van Audenaerde Trophy, 'for the Grea... More »»

  • Ted Erikson - 01/12/2021

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    It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Channel Swimming Association Vice President Dr. Ted Erikson. Ted was an academic as well as one of the greatest pioneer open water swimmers. He started his swimming career by swimming acros... More »»

  • Chloe McCardel - Queen of the Channel

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    The President, the Board and all the members of the Channel Swimming Association take this opportunity to congratulate Chloe McCardel on another wonderful season of swimming and we would like to welcome her as our new 'Queen of the Channel'. ... More »»

  • Chad Hundeby - With Sadness

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    Photograph courtesy of ISHOF. It is with great sadness that we report the death of Chad Hundeby at the age of 49. Chad came to the attention of the Channel Swimming Association in 1994 when he swam from England to France in seven hours 17 minutes. 25... More »»

  • Roy Naisbitt - with great sadness

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    It is with great sadness that we report the death of Roy Naisbitt at the age of 90. On behalf of all of us at the Channel Swimming Association, we send his family our deepest condolences. Roy was a great friend of the Channel Swimming Association, of... More »»

  • Medicals

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    For anyone struggling with medicals. Miguel Arbide is currently taking clinics in the South of the UK. Here are the dates available currently: Sat / Sun 21st & 22nd February: Wales / Bristol / Cheltenham (email Mig directly for further informati... More »»

  • Greg Scholfield 1944-2020

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    Greg Schofield passed away on the 10th Dec. aged 76. Our President, Michael Read said, Alas, we have to say goodbye to yet another Channel legend and good friend. Greg swam from England to France on the 20-21st August 1964 in 15hours 35 minutes. He w... More »»

  • Julie Bradshaw Court Case

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    As your Chairman it gives me great pleasure to announce The Channel Swimming Association has been successful with its legal action against the previous swim secretary Julie Bradshaw and her company GetSet4Success. I copy to the members the Court Orde... More »»

  • CSA Dinner, Presentation evening, AGM.

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    The Channel Swimming Association has made the difficult decision to postpone this years CSA Dinner and Presentations in November. With the postponement of the Presentation evening in November, it will also be necessary to make different arrangements ... More »»

  • William Stein - With Sadness

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    It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of William (Bill) Stein MBE, 22/09/30 to 14/08/20, shortly before his 90th birthday. Bill was awarded an MBE for services to swimming in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list Jun 1996. He w... More »»