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Persbericht: Olympiërs zwemmen van Biesbosch naar Haringvliet op vrijdag 14 oktober

Date: 
vrijdag, 14 oktober, 2016 - 07:00 tot 20:00

Op vrijdag 14 oktober zwemmen 12 getrainde openwaterzwemmers ruim 50 km in estafettevorm door de rijkdom van de Nederlandse deltanatuur. De route gaat vanuit de Biesbosch over het Hollands Diep en het Haringvliet, langs het natuureiland Tiengemeten tot in vestingstad Hellevoetsluis nabij de Haringvlietdam. Ruim 12 uur zwemmen is het; van de Biesbosch naar het Haringvliet.

Kennebunk’s Susan Knight swims her way into the record books in the English Channel.

Long-distance, open-water swimming is a solitary sport — hour after hour, mile after mile of lonely paddling in vast waters. It attracts people possessed of quiet grit, not to mention muscled backs and arms. As Susan Knight nears Pine Point Beach in Scarborough, she’s just finished a 3-mile swim. Still in the water, she moves easily through the sluggish surf, stepping over gentle rollers, her skin glistening and freckled in the morning sun.

Tips By Christof Wandratsch On Ice Swimming

Wandratsch talks with long-time professional marathon swimming colleague Shelley Taylor-Smith about the emerging niche in the open water swimming community, The Ice.

Cloe McCardel on verge of Channel swim history

From a near-death experience suffering heat stroke in the burning Caribbean sun to hypothermia after being pulled out of freezing Atlantic waters, Chloe McCardel has suffered for her sport.

And that's before mentioning the savage box jellyfish stings the open-water marathon swimmer endured on a failed attempt at navigating the waters between the US and Cuba.

Sebastiaan Tan - Channel Swimmer, the movie

Op Youtube verscheen recent het filmpje van de oversteek over Het Kanaal door Sebastiaan Tan:

Gangsta Grannies from Poole swim across the Channel

Two grandmothers from Poole, who dubbed themselves the Gangsta Grannies, are believed to be the first ever team of two to swim across the Channel - and back again.

Ali Budynkiewicz, 58, and Lisa North, 48, completed their return crossing from Dover to France in just over 31 hours.

They swum two-hour rotation shifts, in a bid to raise money for BCHA (Bournemouth Churches Housing Association) to help the charity support its Bournemouth Refuge.

'Gangsta Grannies' complete double cross-channel swim

Two grandmothers successfully completed a 42-mile English Channel swim to France and back.

Ali Budynkiewicz, 58, and Lisa North, 48, known as the "Gangsta Grannies", entered the water at Samphire Hoe in Dover, Kent, at lunchtime on Wednesday.

SCILLY – LAND’S END SWIMMER REFLECTS ON NEAR MISS

A woman who recently fell just short of becoming the third person to swim between the Isles of Scilly and Land’s End has spoken about her attempt.

Vicky Miller set off on the 28-mile swim at around 4am on July 17, but was defeated by strong currents less than 2 miles from Land’s End after 17.5 hours in the water.

Vicky, who has previously swum the English channel and North Channel, wrote on social media: “Just over a month ago, I tried unsuccessfully to become the third person to swim the 28 miles between Scilly Isles and Land's End…

Prepare for the EC!

from Big Rick's facebook

Want to swim the English Channel ? Here´s how to start!

The training has been done, the bags are packed, tomorrow I´ll drive to Dover to swim from England to France next week. Here´s a recap of 2 1/2 years of preparation...

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