Diana Nyad Finally Achieves 30-Year Dream

Third time’s a charm, but for Diana Nyad, it was the fifth time that was a charm for her. The 64-year-old finally achieved her life-long ambition this week after she earned the honour of being the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba across to Florida...

Dangers of Rivers in Cambridge

The dangers related to swimming in Cambridge city’s rivers have been driven home after the tragic death of a 12-year-old school boy. Andy Collings, a Netherhall School pupil, was last seen with his friends when he died in a tributary of the River Cam at Lammas...

Australian Man Taken By Crocodile

Sean Cole was among a group of fifteen friends who were celebrating a 30th birthday on the banks of the Northern Territory’s Mary River in Australia. The river is infamous for the world’s highest concentration of saltwater crocodiles. Despite signs and...

Steve Redmond Falls Short of Crossing the Irish Sea

Steve Redmond was looking forward to make history by swimming from Ireland across to Wales. However, he fell short after an accidental encounter with a box jellyfish and hypothermia. Everything he had worked for came to an end after his support team advised him to...

Surviving A Shark Attack

On the 30th of last July, Chris Myers and his 16-year-old son, JJ touched down at Ballston Beach in Truro, England. They were both geared up and ready to bodysurf. This was the pair’s favourite beach and also the place where Chris taught both of his sons how to...