How To: Remotely follow a swim during Channel season

This is an updated version of a post from a few years ago on following marathon swims online, with the specifics mostly aimed at English Channel swimming. This is mostly for those unfamiliar with following a swim and I’ll try to explain a couple of anticipated questions before they arise. Channel swimming is a sport…


Political statement! #OccupyTheOcean Any open water swimmers on Twitter will recognise the #OWS tag, which we’ve now lost to the Occupy Wall Street movement (more power to them). Evan Morrison has suggested #owswim for us from now on so we’ve starting using it. Spread it around.