Freda Streeter, The Channel General, Recalls Her Career On WOWSA Live
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Known as The Channel General known for her tough love, she recalled fond memories over her decades-long career about:
* Neil Streeter, her son, a successful English Channel escort pilot.
* Alison Streeter, her daughter, is the Queen of the Channel for her 43 career English Channel crossings.
* Coach Corrie Dixon who helped Alison complete her first single crossing and then a two-way crossing the following year. When Dixon immigrated to Australia, she began training her daughter and other swimmers.
* A young Lance Oram who ate all of Alison’s food on her historic three-way crossing of the English Channel in 1990.
* Alison becoming unconscious as she approached Scotland on her first North Channel attempt.
* Alison who swam into Portpatrick Harbour three weeks later to cheering crowds in her first successful North Channel crossing.
* Cliff Golding and Nick Adams
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