Swam the Channel in 16 hours and 23 minutes
Joint 1,981st fastest time out of 2,369 solo swims (equal with 5 others)
8 September 2008Country:
England > France
Organisation: Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation
Pilot: Lance Oram
Observer: Nicola Millichip
Escort Boat: Sea Satin
Additional swim information:Click here for more information about Douglas Osborne...
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.