Start On A Trip, End Up In A Journey

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Helen Beveridge is an open water swimmer based in Scotland who became hooked on the sport of open water swimming in 2011 after booking a SwimTrek Central Lakes weekend with friends.

In two years Beveridge succeeded in completing a solo crossing of the English Channel in support of Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland in 19 hours 27 minutes. The next year, she headed to California and completed a crossing of the Catalina Channel in 13 hours 43 minutes. On June 16th, she achieved the famed Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming with a 9 hour 39 minute circumnavigation at the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.

In between these marathons, she did a variety of swims where she raised money, made friends and embarked on a journey of a lifetime.

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