13 Is A Lucky Number For Samantha Farrow, Tracy Mistry, Claire Poole, Caroline Saxon 

13 Is A Lucky Number For Samantha Farrow, Tracy Mistry, Claire Poole, Caroline Saxon 

Back in May 2011 in 10°C water, Thomas Noblett, Dee Llewellyn, Keith Bartolo, Liane Llewellyn, Michelle Sharples, and Michelle Lefton swam through rain, winds (up to 35 knots), nightfall, and winds for 202 km (126 miles), taking a total of 75 hours 32 minutes to complete a 12-way crossing of Windermere in the Lake District in England.

11 years later, the swimyourswim quartet of Samantha FarrowTracy MistryClaire Poole, and Caroline Saxon completed an even longer 13-way crossing of Lake Windermere in 77 hours 39 minutes, swimming a total of 219.7 km (136.5 miles) and finishing on September 18th.

For more details on their 3+ day adventure, visit swimyourswim here.

Certainly, the foursome completed the Longest Relay Swim in Lake Windermere (Distance), the Longest Relay Swim in Lake Windermere (Duration), the Fastest Four-Person 13-way Crossing of Lake Windermere, and the First All-Female 13-way Crossing of Lake Windermere – a record that will be difficult to break.

The swimyourswim quartet follows a long line of extreme relay teams over the last three decades:

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