Tag: Jim Boucher

Jim Boucher Quadruples Up In Tyumen

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jim Boucher of Guildford, Surrey, England is usually swimming across channels and is never swayed by cold water. He was among his most hardened colleagues in Tyumen, Russia at the 2016 Winter Swimming World Championships. On the first day, he placed 8th in the 25m breaststroke, 6th in the 50m breaststroke,

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Ellery McGowan Defends Titles In Latvia

Jim Boucher, President of the Surrey County ASA, described the conditions and competition at the 2012 World Winter Swimming Championships in Jurmala, Latvia in colorful terms. "I was there, but the Western European blokes tended to lose out to Eastern Europeans who looked like they generally caught and killed their daily lunch rather than get it from a

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From The Isle Of Man To Ireland

Jim Boucher, Carole Laporte, Mark Gorry and Rory Fitzgerald will attempt to swim at least 50K in an unprecedented crossing between the Isle of Man to the Irish coast on June 20th.The Isle of Man is located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland where the four-person team will take to the waters - currently hovering between 10-11°C

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