Mark Robson is an English Channel aspirant and an enthusiast open water swimmer. He is a member of The British Long Distance Swimming Association and the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation. On 25 August 2010 he swam Lake Winderemere, England (10.5 miles) in a time of 5 hours and 58 minutes, the following year on the same date (Capt Webb Day) he again swam Lake Windermere this time in both directions (21 miles) in a time of 13 hours and 50 minutes. He trains in the North Sea in The North East of England nr Hartlepool.
His website/blog tells of the journey to Swim The English Channel