Amanda Bell is an open water swimmer
and member of the British Long Distance Swimming Association
who successfully completed a one-way crossing
in England in September 2012 in 6 hours 15 minutes with the assistance of Mark Robson
. Her crossing of Windermere
was accomplished within 2 years of her beginning her swimming program.
She is also an ice swimmer who competed at the Big Chill Swim Salford in England on 7 December 2013 in the 456m endurance race.