Tag: John McElroy

Almost Across Dál Riata With Infinity

Courtesy of Pádraig Mallon, Infinity Channel Swimming and Piloting Services. Success cannot always be measured by a finish line. On July 11th, Team 210oSOUTHWEST set off from Cushendal to travel to the Mull of Kintyre for the start of their Dál Riata channel crossing attempt. First attempted in 1928 by Mercedes Gleitze, the 17 km (10.5-mile) channel

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11 Feet And 6 Big Smiles

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Eleven Feet...such an unusual name for a 6-person relay team. Until you see the smile on David Burke's face when he left from Robby's Point at Donaghadee Bangor in Northern Ireland and finished on the Scottish shore. After learning how to swim when his leg was amputated due to a car accident at the age of

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