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Swimming 26 Sep 2019 | 12:26 AM

Battered Bellamy soon back to the water but in a boat

BRIDGETOWN (Reuters) - Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy, still recovering from the exertions of the longest open ocean swim in history, is keen to get back in the water but will return to his rowing roots for his next adventure.

Swimming 12 Sep 2019 | 11:25 PM

Endurance athlete attempts to swim between Caribbean islands

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy will attempt an unprecedented 150km swim from Barbados to St Lucia on Friday in an effort to complete the longest ocean swim in history.

Swimming 04 Nov 2018 | 8:04 PM

Intrepid Edgley back on dry land after swimming around Britain

MARGATE, England (Reuters) - After 157 days at sea battling storms, jellyfish and whirlpools, adventurer Ross Edgley finally clambered on to dry land at Margate on Sunday to become the first person to swim around the coast of mainland Britain.

Swimming 19 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Crocs and rays no problem for unsung Asian swim heroes

THE plucky swimmers of far-flung nations who train in the sea where stingrays and crocodiles lurk are ready to strike a blow for the sport’s minnows at the Asian Games.

Community Sports 31 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Channel swim organisers prepared for jellyfish

CROSS channel swimmers will brave a sea of jellyfish when they attempt to swim from Pantai Bersih in Butterworth to the beach near Gurney Drive during the 4th Penang International Cross Channel Swim 2018 on Sept 2.

Swimming 25 May 2018 | 7:02 PM

Swimming - Swimmer bids to become first to cross Pacific, raising awareness of plastic pollution

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - When Ben Lecomte stepped onto land for the first time after swimming across the Atlantic Ocean in 1998, he told himself 'never again'.

Swimming 16 Dec 2016 | 8:26 PM

British man calls off attempt to swim Atlantic

DAKAR (Reuters) - A British man aiming to become the first person to swim across the Atlantic said on Friday that he has called off his attempt after a support vessel suffered extensive damage.

Swimming 01 Dec 2016 | 11:16 PM

Sharks and jellyfish slow British man's attempt to swim Atlantic

DAKAR (Reuters) - A British man aiming to be the first person to swim across the Atlantic said on Thursday he is grappling with sharks, jellyfish stings, choppy water -- and a sea moth that tried to nest in his left ear.