Tag: Nick Adams

2 Boys, 2 Hours On, 2 Hours Off

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Luke Birch swam across the English Channel in 2010 under the tutelage of International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer Nick Adams in 14 hours 45 minutes at the age of 17. Having completed such a monumental achievement as a teenager, Birch set off to study a bit and then tackle another

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Nick Adams On Dealing With Little People

Nick Adams, who started channel swimming as a teenager, gave a presentation at the 2013 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on how to develop the next generation for open water swimmers. "I started in 1992 when the world of swimming was a very different place." There are also the extremes in the sport who ended up leading to changes in the minimum ages

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Channel Swimmers’ Chat Group

The most hallowed waterway in the world has its own virtual community online. The Channel Swimmers' Chat Group is a healthy, active, inspirational corner of the Internet where thoughts, advice, updates and information are made freely available to anyone who asks or takes the time to research. Many of the most experienced swimmers and pilots provided gems

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