Tag: Edward Williams

When All Eyes Look North

Courtesy of Irish Long Distance Swimming Association and Swim Ireland. For generations, the most difficult, challenging and cruelest channel crossing in the world has generally been considered to be the North Channel, 21 miles between Northern Ireland and Scotland. The North Channel is very cold for even the most hardened swimmers. It is painful due to

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Calm On The Surface, Cold And Pain Below

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "Finally after 10 hours 58 minutes, I had returned to conquer the beast that I had obsessed over for three years...my life changed forever this day...," recalls Edward Williams this August. Williams was pulled out after 18 miles between Scotland and Northern Ireland on his first attempt at the North Channel

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