Tag: London

Ollie And Vickie Endure Marital Harmony

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ollie and Vickie Wilkinson have started their charity Arch to Arc relay from Marble Arch in London to Paris. "Vickie has started running the 87 miles (140 km) from Marble Arch in London to Dover where she will tag me and I will launch myself into the cold, lumpy English Channel," wrote Ollie. "I will swim

Read More

Diving In To Open Water

The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim was held in a flat, calm rowing basin in 2008 (Beijing) and a flat, calm lake in 2012 (London). But over the 4-year quadrennial, the winning times of the men significantly dropped from 1:51:51 to 1:49:55. The women's winning time dropped from 1:59:27 to 1:57:38. While conditions were different and cannot be considered equal,

Read More