Swam the Channel in 16 hours and 51 minutes
Joint 2,332nd fastest time out of 2,666 solo swims (equal with 3 others)
30 August 2011Country:
UK (Northern Ireland) Age:
England > France
Organisation: Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation
Pilot: Lance Oram
Escort Boat: Sea Satin
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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).