An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times in a row. Sarah Thomas, 37, completed the feat of endurance at 6:30 on Tuesday 17th September 2019 after more than 54 hours of swimming in strong tides and a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
Upon venturing onto Eel Pie Island, renowned for the British blues explosion of the 1960s and helping to kick-start the musical careers of the likes of Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart, I never knew that the island in Twickenham would be home to such eccentric and interesting people, including that of an inventor.
The devastated parents of gifted swimmer Chloe Waddell, who was aiming for the Rio 2016 Olympics, said they will always remember
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