Tag: Michael Ball

Kathy Batts Going Solo With Friends

Kathy Batts is one lucky woman, but she has persevered and worked hard to find that luck. In the 1970's she crossed paths often with the channel swimming legend Kevin Murphy, both through swimming and in their professional careers as they both worked in the same area of London. The ties became greater over time as Batts’ father subsequently became

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Having A Ball In The Half Century Club

Michael Ball, a Palace of Westminster (UK Houses of Parliament) police veteran, was added to the Half Century Club for his 2009 English Channel crossing of 12 hours and 55 minutes. This exclusive group of English Channel swimmers - limited to those individuals 50 years and older - is impressive - as was a total of £5,002 in donations generated though

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