Tag: Triple Crown of Endurance Sports

Rob Lea, James Tout, Georgios-Ioannis Tsianos Do The Uniquely Unusual Around The World

Rob Lea, James Tout, Georgios-Ioannis Tsianos Do The Uniquely Unusual Around The World Courtesy of National Geographic Magazine, Park City, Utah. Rob Lea of Park City, Utah is the only person in history to complete a Calendar Year Peak and Pond that requires a successful crossing of the English Channel and a summit of Mount Everest, both within one calendar

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James Touting Endurance Sports

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Channel swimmer James Tout wrote Across the Pacific, a novel about a young marine who falls in love with nurse in the Philippines when war breaks out. "It is based on my uncle, whom I am named after. At the age of 18, he was one of the first Texans to be killed in the World War II." But the native Texan is

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James Tout Still Going Strong

James Tout Still Going Strong Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The English Channel holds all kinds of special places in the endurance sports world. The English Channel is part of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming that requires soloists to complete the English Channel, the Catalina Channel, and the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. This

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