World Record Swim Disqualified

Setting a world record is far from easy when it comes to swimming or in fact, any other sports. So you can imagine how tough it was for Kathryn Nevatt who broke the world record for swimming underwater on a single breath. In total, she managed to complete a distance...

Overcoming Pain in Epic Swim

Endurance swimming in the open waters is an extremely demanding sport that requires a lot of willpower. It is definitely not a sport for the faint hearted. In order to partake in such a swim, one has to go through countless training sessions and practice. Even after...

Swimming For Charity

Many swimmers have attempted to swim across the English Channel. However, there are many that failed while doing so. Some decided to press on and try again, while others felt that it wasn’t worth another go. Swimming across the English Channel is a true test of...

Lifeguards Save 4 Tourists

Very often, we tend to forget the service that lifeguards perform and even take them for granted. This post shows how three Russian tourists were being rescued from different beaches (two in Colva, one in Baga) on Friday. Another domestic tourist was also rescued off...

Disabled Woman Swim For Cancer Research

Julie Christie is a 55 year old woman who is confined to a wheelchair. Despite being wheelchair-bound, she is quite different from others. What makes her different is that she intends to swim two miles to raise money for the Cancer Research United Kingdom. Julie, a...

Hong Kong Harbour Swim

Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour is one of the most popular as well as busiest waterways in the world. Just yesterday, the annual Cross Harbour Race event took place in the choppy waters near the harbour. A total of 1800 swimming enthusiasts from the ages of 12 to...