Swimming the English Channel

Tomorrow I will be leaving and heading to Dover, UK to tackle the infamous English Channel Swim in a Duo. I will take on the challenge with my good friend Shelley Clark, an Australian Marathon Swimmer. Our week window is from the 7th to the 12th of August, 2011. The English Channel is approximately 19 nautical miles from Shakespeare Beach, Dover to Cap Gris Nez, France.  The English Channel presents many challenges such as strong tides, cold water temperatures,  unpredictable weather and of course that the English Channel has over 600 commercial ship movements a day.

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-Luane Rowe
Industrial Designer, Open Water Swimmer

About Luane:
Luane has won the Waikiki Rough Water swim three years in a row. Luane was also the 2009 Long and short course 1500m Freestyle Australian Open silver medalist. Coming to the US from Sydney Australia, Luane regularly competes in open water and ocean swim events worldwide.