Crewing For Charlotte Samuels

OverviewSwimmerCharlotte Samuels RouteEnglish Channel Solo AchievementWorld Record – Youngest Person to Achieve the Triple Crown (aged 16) Date8 September 2014 Time20 hours 44 minutes Swim Journal Charlotte is such an inspiration. During her high school summer holidays, with the support from her amazing parents Steven and Suzanne, Charlotte swam the Catalina Channel, Manhattan Island circumnavigation…

Crewing For Jim Clifford

OverviewSwimmerJim Clifford RouteEnglish Channel Solo AchievementWorld Record – Oldest Person to Achieve the Triple Crown (aged 63) Date7 September 2015 Time10 Hours 03 Minutes Swim Journal Once again, I received a message from Roger Finch. I need your help to crew Jim Clifford from Maryland, USA across the English Channel. Of course I said yes!…

Crewing For Dr Otto Thaning

OverviewSwimmerOtto Thaning RouteEnglish Channel Solo AchievementWorld Record – Oldest Person to Swim the English Channel (aged 73 3/4 young) Date6 September 2014 Time12 hours 52 minutes Swim Journal About a week before my English Channel solo swim, I was already in Dover staying at the Channel swimming accommodation at Varne Ridge Holiday Park owned by David…

Noww: Kanaaloversteek Tracy Clark

Na een ware invasie van Nederlandse zwemmers in Het Kanaal deze zomer heeft op 1 september de al bijna 10 jaar in Nederland wonende Nieuw-Zeelandse Tracy Clark (43) ook een succesvolle oversteek gemaakt in een tijd van 12 uur 42 minuten. Met een goede voorbereiding van 1,5 jaar in sportfondsenbad Amersfoort, Sijsjesberg in Huizen, de…