Island Swimmer Finishes 20.5km Swim

On Wednesday, Jill (Taylor) Leon managed to complete a 20.5 km swim across the Northumberland Strait in Canada. It was the encouragement from her friends and family that provided her with the much needed push to accomplish the swim. The 57-year-old was already more...

Michael Phelps Yet to Plan Ahead

After the London Olympics, swimming sensation Michael Phelps walked away with his head held high. He was extremely certain that it was the last Olympics he will participate in and his career was officially over. Fast forward to about a year later and he doesn’t...

Relay Team Satisfied Despite Unsuccessful Swim

It wasn’t exactly the end that the swimmers wanted. However, it was still a record-setting lake crossing, which the five ladies in the relay team were proud of. Four and a half days ago, the five of them begun an unprecedented attempt to swim across Lake Ontario...

Pony Swims Out to Sea and Drowns

A young schoolgirl took her ten-year-old pony for a ride to cool off in the water in Falmouth, Cornwall of England. However, when she dismounted from it, it started to panic and swim out even further as it got more distressed. Although she made an effort to get to it,...

Student Survives 16 Hours at Sea

Heather Barnes, a 20-year-old third year student at the New College of Florida, studying marine biology. On Friday before down, she went on a snorkeling trip alone in order to collect some coral samples. Little did she know that she will be stuck at sea for 16...

Body of Drowning Victim Found

On Saturday afternoon, when a 65-year-old local man failed to return after heading for a swim in the quarry at Ahenny near Carrick-on-Suir of Tipperary, Ireland, alarms were being raised. A search rescue team was called to action, but they were unable to recover the...