The Blog : English Channel

One Year After the Long Swim

Renowned endurance swimmer and United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh touches Dover harbour wall in Dover, United Kingdom to marke the end of The Long Swim campaign on 29 August 2018

There is an old saying in English Channel swimming that most crossings are won or lost before the first stroke is taken. So last year, before I attempted to swim the length of the English ...

17 Jul 2019
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Goodwin Sands – A Matter of Respect

White Cliffs of Dover from Goodwins

Swimming for hours each day in the middle of the open ocean gives you a lot of time to think. During July and August this year, I swam the length of the English Channel, ...

20 Sep 2018
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22 Tips for a Successful Channel Swim

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Want to swim the English Channel? Here are my tips for a successful crossing: 1. Find the best coach in town. Make sure he / she suits your personality and most importantly, believes in ...

22 Jun 2018
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