Australian Swimmer Chloe McCardel Breaks World Record for Most English Channel Crossings
Oct. 14, 2021
Australian marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel has claimed a new record, etching her name into history books with a 44th crossing of the English Channel.
Chloe McCardel: World record beckons for Melbourne's English Channel swimmer
Oct. 1, 2021
Days away from her 43rd English Channel crossing, Chloe McCardel tells Breakfast all about her journey to an elusive world record.
For his friend who died of a rare cancer, Mars man plans to swim the English Channel
Sept. 19, 2021
As a record-setting marathon swimmer, Tom Minnock of Mars thought often about tackling the English Channel.When his friend died from a rare form of cancer,...
Extreme swimmer Ryan Stramrood nominated for international award
twice swum across the Straits of Gibraltar...
pushed boundaries in ultra-extreme cold conditions...
nominated for Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) ‘Man of the Year’ award...
Jan. 27, 2021
Well-known extreme swimmer and inspirational speaker Ryan Stramrood has been nominated for the prestigious World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) ‘Man of the Year’ award, after being recognised for achieving the record number of crossings from Robben Island to the mainland, in June 2020.
16-year-old Vera Rivard, of Springfield, swims across English Channel in just over 14 hours
Sept. 3, 2020
A 16-year-old girl from Springfield deserves to sleep in a little, considering she just swam across the English Channel.
Former Cal Bear Breed Takes 45 Mins Off Angel Island Round Trip Women's Record
July 14, 2020
Former Cal distance standout and U.S. National Team member Catherine Breed took 45 minutes off the previous women’s record for a round trip swim to Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay Monday morning. The course begins at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park, and most swimmers go clockwise around the island. The route crosses two major shipping channels (going out and coming back, so really, four times) and is largely cross-current. Breed completed the 10-mile swim in 4:45:50, well under Erika Shanahan Gliebe ‘s 5:30:01 record from just last month (still pending ratification).
Karen Zemlin crosses English Channel, makes Minnesota Swimming Hall of Fame
May 3, 2020
Karen (Bosveld) Zemlin, 52, made history last month when she became the first open-water swimmer inducted into the Minnesota Swimming Hall of Fame.
Chloe McCardel Crowned Queen Of The English Channel After World Record Breaking 44th Crossing From England To France
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Oct. 13, 2021
Chloe McCardel Crowned Queen Of The English Channel After Her World Record Breaking 44th Crossing From England To France Australia’s extraordinary marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel has today been crowned the
At 11, I couldn’t swim. Tomorrow I’ll attempt to break a world record
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
Oct. 11, 2021
Last week, I completed my 43rd crossing of the English Channel. Tomorrow, I’m set to become the first person in the world to cross it 44 times.
Australian Swimmer Chloe McCardel Equals Record in 43rd Crossing of English Channel
Oct. 7, 2021
Australian long-distance swimmer Chloe McCardel has successfully completed her 43rd crossing of the English Channel, a record-equalling feat.
Swimming's TopTenTweets: Matt Sates Has Spoken
Oct. 4, 2021
We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.
Heather Roka Becomes Tenth American to Complete Channel Double-Crossing
Oct. 3, 2021
Heather Roka double-crossed the English Channel in August, making her just the tenth American to accomplish going from England to France, and then back.
Australian Swimmer Chloë McCardel To Go For English Channel World Record
Sept. 30, 2021
Chloë McCardel waves during her 40th crossing of the English Channel. This fall, she'll attempt to break the world record by finishing her 44th crossing.
Rowing Marine back on Rock training for next gruelling challenge
Sept. 26, 2021
Royal Marine Lee Spencer is back on the Rock training for his next challenge, the Triathlon of Great Britain that encompasses swimming the English Channel, cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats and a marathon on Ben Nevis. The date is set ...
Florida woman swims English Channel and back in 25 hours, a rare feat in open water swimming
Sept. 25, 2021
Heather Roka became the 10th American to swim the two-way English Channel crossing. “The toughest people do the English Channel."
International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Hosts Virtual Induction Ceremony
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Sept. 21, 2021
International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Hosts Virtual Induction Ceremony (Video). The ceremony honored the class of 2021.
Texas Hall of Honor: Tobie Smith, Clay Britt, Jessica Livingston Gibson Elected
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Sept. 20, 2021
Texas Hall of Honor: Tobie Smith, Clay Britt, Jessica Livingston Gibson Elected. The trio will be inducted at the University of Texas
Texas Athletics Announces 2021 Hall of Honor Class
Sept. 20, 2021
The honorees include swimmers Clay Britt and Tobie Smith, along with diver Jessica Livingston Gibson.
'I want to inspire young people, especially girls'
Sept. 17, 2021
An Australian woman wants to beat a Kent champion's record for the most swims across the English Channel.
Marathon swimmer set for record-breaking 44th English Channel crossing
Sept. 12, 2021
Chloe McCardel is attempting to break the record held by Great Britain’s Alison Streeter. #PA