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These are external links and will open in a new window. At the age of 11, Tom Gregory became the youngest person ever to swim the English Channel, driven on by an extraordinary coach. It's a little-heralded feat of endurance that won't be bettered. It was on 6 September and Tom Gregory stood on the tip of France. Behind him was his coach, John Bullet. In front of him was the vast, black, English Channel.
In July , he achieved one more world record — He lost 40 pounds of weight. He reached Shanghai in 40 days on 30 July , one day before planned. Strel swam the Amazon River , commencing on 1 February ,  finishing 66 days later on April 7, He had escort boats that were prepared to pour blood into the river to distract meat-eating fish such as piranhas. In , the Nile had been proposed as his next river, but Strel said, "I am not going to do the Nile. It's long but not challenging enough, it is just a small creek.
And Then We Swam is the true story of two friends who set out to cross the Indian Ocean in a secondhand boat, having never rowed before in their lives. gruelling days later, off the coast of Mauritius and just five miles from the finish line, things started to go horribly.
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By Mary Grimm. Every year the Perseids came, splashing down from the top of the sky, and every year we begged our parents to let us go down to the lake by ourselves to see them. Every year they said no, and we sat on the narrow beach at the end of the ferry parking lot, our parents, my sister and I, and some of our girl cousins, whichever of them had come with us that year. The lake would be black, and the sky blacker. If there were waves, the curl of the foam was gray. The summer colors of our clothes were bleached out as if we were in an old movie, and we sat there waiting for the next shooting star, the next, the next. The water sucked and slopped against the rocks.
Monaco on a sunny summer morning is everything the glossy brochures tell you: beautiful people lounging in deckchairs on the beach while waiters serve them cocktails. I was struck by the colour of the water; the Mediterranean Sea is an incredible blue. World free-diving champion Pierre Frolla accompanied me on this kilometre swim — the first on our Seven Seas expedition. As a local dive instructor, Pierre has witnessed first hand the damage that happens when visiting cruise ships drop anchor here; the anchors drag along the seabed, ripping the coral to shreds and leaving scars on the sea floor. This devastation is happening on our watch. Perspective is everything.