Tag: Keith Garry

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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Steve Is A Walker And A Swimmer

Courtesy of Steve Walker, North Channel. After moving "kind of slow" the past few days, Steve Walker described his 11 hour 19 minute crossing of the North Channel between North Ireland and Scotland. "The swim went really well, mostly. Conditions were perfect and there was almost no wind. The weather this month has not been good for swimming; it was very

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