Tag: Henley Mile

Laser Marks The Spot At The Henley Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Laser to mark the straight course along the Henley Swim, one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims. Courtesy of Tom Kean of Henley Swim. The Henley Classic kicks off the Henley Swim events. A 2.1 km upstream River Thames swim, it is held over the Henley Royal Regatta course, very early on a Sunday morning

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Young Michelle Weber Is Growing Up

Michelle Weber was the first South African swimmer to finish the aQuellé Midmar Mile yesterday - as she was at the 2012 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming 5 km Championships in Canada. Open water swimming is becoming a good way to see the world. Compliments of 5-hour Energy, the 17-year-old will be flown over to compete in the Henley Mile in the United

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Henley Classic Postponed To July 8th

On Saturday 23rd June The Henley Classic was postponed from June 23rd to July 8th. The action was taken on the advice of the Environment Agency and the swim safety team. Jeremy Laming explained, "I took a call from the Environment Agency duty officer informing me that an unexpected volume of water triggered Amber boards on the Henley reach, meaning that

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Richard Stannard Wins Inman Challenge Cup

World Aquathlon Champion Richard Stannard was awarded the Inman Challenge Cup, the top prize at this year's Henley Swim awards ceremony, at the Henley's River and Rowing museum this week. Working closely with the museum, the founders of the mid-summer dawn event hold their prize-giving and networking event in the winter in order to give the aquatic community

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