Breakthrough winter relay in the English Channel

Fresh from his team’s record-breaking relay in the English Channel, ice and endurance swimmer John Myatt spoke to us about how they battled the cold and choppy conditions to make it to France

Several possible new records have been set in the English Channel this month – the first ever 5-man winter English Channel relay crossing, which is also the earliest English Channel swim in any calendar year since records began. It’s also believed to be the coldest ever conditions for an English Channel relay (ratification pending).

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