Aquatics




Ross Edgley completes world’s longest non-stop river swim

Ross Edgley completes world’s longest non-stop river swim

Endurance athlete Ross Edgley has announced he has completed a record-breaking continuous river swim: completing 510km without stopping, sleeping or touching land for over 62 hours in the freezing waters of the Yukon River in Canada. Edgely began the challenge in Whitehorse on Lake Laberge on Sunday 16th June, and finished in Dawson City on 19th June.






Simone Manuel headed to third Olympics after climb from "ground zero"

Simone Manuel headed to third Olympics after climb from "ground zero"

Three years on from the devastating loss of form and confidence that turned Simone Manuel's Tokyo Olympic dream into a nightmare, the US swim star has found "healing" at the US Olympic swimming trials. It's not a venue known for promoting peace of mind —a meeting where only the top two finishers in each final can secure the longed-for Olympic berth and some of the best swimmers in the world are destined to be disappointed.