The Eton Camp

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Nick Adams, President of the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation and founder of the Eton Camp
The Eton Camp is an open water swimming camp operated by Nick Adams, president of the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation.

The camp is conducted in Eton, England in March where Adams and other experienced coaches and legends lead long distance training seminars as well as 2-3 hours of pool work every day with stroke analysis.

Nick Adams

Nick Adams (born 17 September 1976) is a world-class marathon swimmer and teacher who resides in London, England. He is the President of the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation and is the founder of the influential Channel Swimmers Website and the Channel Swimmers' Chat Group that provides a global forum for marathon swimmers and a plethora of resources for the channel swimming community. He was inducted as a Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in its Class of 2013 for his outstanding body of work.

Adams has been involved in English Channel swimming since the age of fifteen and was the youngest person to complete a two-way crossing of the English Channel, at the age of 16 years. He has successfully completed the English Channel 8 times including a two-way crossing in 27 hours 28 minutes that qualified him for the 24-hour club. His latest crossings were in 2011 (10 hours 22 minutes) and on 24 July 2012. He has attempted a three-way crossing of the English Channel.

He has also successfully swum across the Catalina Channel, Catalina to mainland in 10 hours 48 minutes and the Strait of Gibraltar.

Adams is a member of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, the Triple Break or Triple Crown of Prison Island Swims, and the 24-hour club and has done 3 of the Oceans Seven channels.

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