All For One And One For All Down The Coast

All For One And One For All Down The Coast

The Ventura Deep Six Relay is currently 18 miles off the coast of California and still have to swim back in to shore – and they are now also in the record books. The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame website has logged their distance at a round number of 100 mile (162K) as the longest continuous open water swimming relay in history under traditional English Channel rules.

The men and their three official observers, rotating in order to keep their focus, are such sticklers for English Channel rules that they did not want to push off anything – let alone a pier – while doing their turn. A video of their turn at the northernmost point of their swim is here.

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