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English Channel swim by Jim Boucher

Swam the Channel in 16 hours and 51 minutes
Joint 2,068th fastest time out of 2,373 solo swims (equal with 2 others)
Date: 30 August 2011
Country: UK (Northern Ireland)
Age: 50
Category: Solo Swim
Route: England  >  France
Organisation: Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation
Pilot: Lance Oram
Observer: Unknown
Escort Boat: Sea Satin
Additional swim information:
Landed on Wissant Beach, just inside Cap Gris Nez, becoming the oldest Irishman to achieve an English Channel crossing.

Support crew: Ellery McGowan, Rory Fitzgerald and Michael Boucher (Jim's youngest son).
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