Tag: Anne Cleveland

Photography In The Middle Of The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When we observe photographs of swimming doing an English Channel crossings, whether it is a solo attempt or a relay, there are generally two types of photos - either the swimmer in the middle of the Channel with a ferry or cargo ship in the distance or a swimmer crawling nearing or finishing upon the French

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Gentlemen And Giants Of The Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Gregg Bolsinger completed an 11 hour 22 minute crossing of the English Channel in 2014. The 54-year-old attorney from Cincinnati, Ohio went back to the English Channel again this summer to attempt a two-way crossing. What happened was something more profoundly special. it's another example of the open

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Swimming On A Kona Day

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Winds during any open water swim can be tough and frustrating. Channel swimmers Anne Cleveland and Michael Miller describe how they face the winds, currents and tides on their marathon swims. "I completely agree that surface conditions can destroy a channel crossing much more than tides, currents, up to

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