English Channel swim by Douglas Osborne

Swam the Channel in 16 hours and 23 minutes
Joint 2,027th fastest time out of 2,428 solo swims (equal with 5 others)
Date: 8 September 2008
Country: UK
Age: 42
Category: Solo Swim
Route: England  >  France
Organisation: Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation
Pilot: Lance Oram
Observer: Nicola Millichip
Escort Boat: Sea Satin
Additional swim information:
The second photo shows Douglas's sister-in-law, Frances Spall, whom he swam for. Frances died aged 56 while he was swimming the Channel.
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