Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation "Nothing great is easy", Captain Matthew Webb

Feilim O'Maolain swim on 06 August 1998

Swimmer
NameO'Maolain, Feilim
GenderM
Age38
CountryIreland
Swim
Date06 Aug 1998
No of Ways, Leg, Direction1-way, 1st, E/F
Swim Time, Departure, Arrival21:35:00, 10:11:00, 07:46:00
Ratifying OrganisationCSA
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatM. Oram, Aegean Blue
ObserverJohn Sands
TrainerJohn Fortune
Miscellaneous
CommentMy aim was to be the first ever backstroke crossing. What happened was that I did backstroke until 23.35pm (over half the swim) but I then got cold and had to complete it on frontcrawl - I may well try again.
Website/URLhttp://www.soulswimmer.com

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