JLDSC NEWS (LATEST AT THE TOP)
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09/07/2017 - Anke Tinnefeld
Congratulations to Anke who swum around Jersey at the weekend. She had a tough end to the swim after the wind picked up on the north coast. Anke finished the swim in 12 hours dead and becomes the first German to complete the swim.
03/07/2017 - Better Late Than Never
Relay team 'Better Late Than Never' became the first relay to swim a 2-way Jersey to France. They were escorted by pilot Matt Clarke of Lionheart Pilotage and swum through the night to reach the French coast in 7 hours 57 minutes before turning around and swimming back to Jersey. They touched in below White Rock (north east corner/top right on the map!) in a fantastic time of 16 hours 7 minutes. A huge congratulations to all team members - Adrian Follain, Jenny FitzGerald, Martin Powell, Fay De Gruchy, John Asplet and Chantelle Rose.
18/06/2017 - BLDSA Champion of Champions
Congratulations to Andy Truscott who represented JLDSC at the British Long Distance Swimming Association Champion of Champions event in Dover over the weekend. Andy completed the event in 3hrs 18 minutes, placing 18th.
14/06/2017 - Congratulation to Bianca Kempster
Bianca successfully completed her English Channel swim in a time of 20hrs 1 min 35 seconds. An incredible swim and a great start to the season.