Tag: Paul McQueeney

Chloë McCardel’s California Tour

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After squeezing in her record-setting eighth crossing of the season in English Channel in 10 hours 29 minutes, Reg Brickell Jr. hustled Chloë McCardel back from France to England with her husband Paul McQueeney. They soon whisked off to the airport in order to catch their next flight to San Francisco,

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Chloë McCardel En Route To #13

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Chloë McCardel has finished her third two-way crossing of the English Channel, taking 22 hours 42 minutes en route to her planned triple crossing. Her first crossing was 11 hours 34 minutes, her second crossing was an even faster 11 hours 8 minutes in the 17.5°C (63.5°F) water. She is now swimming back to

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Chloë McCardel Swimming Three Ways

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. This morning at 5:20 am, Australian Chloë McCardel has started on her latest attempt to replicate the extraordinarily rare feat of Jon Erikson (USA in 38 hours 27 minutes), Alison Streeter (Great Britain in 34 hours 40 minutes) and Philip Rush (New Zealand in 28 hours 21 minutes). Her husband Paul McQueeney

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Chloë McCardel vs The Box Jellies

Courtesy of 7News in the Bahamas. Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The distance was incredible, 126 km, but the fact that Chloë McCardel could withstand several box jellyfish stings during her record-setting swim in the Bahamas and still continue swimming is unheard of in the open water swimming world. To continue with that amount and

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Chloë McCardel Achieves Her Goal

Courtesy of McCardel Media, North Ryde, Australia. Australian marathon swimmer Chloë McCardel become the first person to swim 126 km unassisted in open water under Marathon Swimmers Federation rules. Taking 42 hours 30 minutes, the 29-year-old swam from Lighthouse Beach on the southern tip of Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas as planned on Monday, finishing

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