Tag: Quinten Nelson

Fancy Meeting You Way Out Here

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While the shores of Dover are crowded with channel aspirants from around the world and the fields of Manhattan Island Marathon Swim and International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen fill up quickly, it is not often that the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland are packing it in with swimmers. But

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Busy Times On The North Channel

Another indication that marathon swimming is entering its greatest renaissance is the fact that Quinten Nelson is back. He is an escort pilot in the North Channel between Scotland and Ireland. He escorted Maggie Kidd across the North Channel in 1988 in 15 hours 26 minutes, but he has swimmers booked throughout June, July, August and September in

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