Tag: Queen of the Channel

Chloë McCardel Goes For “A Little Dip” And Makes History as “Queen of the English Channel” With 44th Crossing

Chloë McCardel completed her 44th crossing of the English Channel from England to France today to capture the title Queen of the Channel, previously held by Alison Streeter MBE. Kevin Murphy, with 34 English Channel crossings in his career, is fond of saying before he heads off to another long channel swim, "I am going for a little dip." Photo credit

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Records Meant To Be Broken

Records Meant To Be Broken Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The worlds of competitive pool swimming and open water swimming are different in a variety of ways regarding the subject of  world records. World records in the pool are governed by FINA and are limited to strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, individual medley),

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