Tag: Anna Wardley

The Feeling Of Helplessness Is Mutual

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The feeling of helplessness among the crew and swimmer is mutual when jellyfish are relentlessly stinging a swimmer in the water. There is literally nothing a crew can do for a swimmer in a seemingly endless bloom of venomous jellyfish. And there is literally nothing a swimmers can do for themselves,

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Anna Wardley’s Balearic Swim Challenge

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 39-year-old Anna Wardley launched her latest adventure, the Balearic Swim Challenge that will see her swim between, Minorca, Mallorca, Ibiza to the mainland of Spain between September and December 2015. The stages are as follows: • Stage 1: 37 km from Menorca to Mallorca during September-October • Stage

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Swimmers Help Sailors Help Survivors

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 60 volunteers, 21 kayakers, 9 escort boats and onshore support teams helped 21 swimmers complete the 2.5 nautical mile swim from Stokes Bay to Ryde Sands this weekend. Together the group helped raise more than £25,000 for Anna Wardley's Solent Swim Challenge in aid of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust on the

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Anna’s Back To Head To Isle Of Wight

Anna Wardley is no sooner dry than she begins planning her next adventure. Relentlessly optimistic and endlessly energetic with a hugely bright swile, Wardley is teaming up with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust to host the 2014 Solent Swim Challenge. Wardley and the Trust are looking for swimmers to swim 2.5 nautical miles from the British mainland to the

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Anna Wardley Round And Round She Goes

Over the last two years, Anna Wardley has been raising money for the Samaritans (www.samaritans.org), The Ellen McArthur Trust (www.ellenmacarthurcancertrust.org), and Sail Africa (sailafrica.org). She has taken it upon herself to swim around Dragonera (Mallorca, Spain), Portsea (Hampshire, UK), Jersey (Channel Islands), Tiree (Inner Hebrides, Scotland) and

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Anna Wardley Wants To Make It A Quartet

Anna Wardley will attempt to become the fourth person to swim around the Isle of Wight, the largest island of England. It is located in the English Channel and separated from the mainland by a strait called the Solent. The Island has many resorts which have been holiday destinations since Victorian times. The following individuals have completed an island

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Anna Wardley Makes It 3 Out Of 5

Hampshire-based swimmer Anna Wardley successfully completed the third stage of her Five Island Swim Challenge with a relatively smooth, warm-water (14.2) 41-mile (66 km) circumnavigation of Jersey in the Channel Islands. The 37-year-old completed the circumnavigation in a time of 11 hours 53 minutes. Last year she completed two of the five islands on her

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