noun - A quad swim is a four-way crossing of a channel.
Perhaps by Jon Washer or Sports Illustrated in describing Sarah Thomas' accomplishment of a four-way crossing of the English Channel in the production of the documentary film The Other Side in September 2019.
The Other Side
Sarah Thomas is the protagonist of the film The Other Side, a documentary covering her English Channel quad swim. On 17 September 2019, she completed an unprecedented 134 km four-way crossing of the English Channel in 54 hours 10 minutes 0 seconds at the age of 37 where she swam from England to France to England to France and back to England with escort pilot Eddie Spelling on Anastasia.
- 1st crossing from England to France: 11 hours 26 minutes 50 seconds
- 2nd crossing from France to England: 12 hours 41 minutes 14 seconds
- 3rd crossing from England to France: 12 hours 58 minutes 16 seconds
- 4th crossing from France to England: 17 hours 5 minutes 40 seconds
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- Open Water Swimming
- From A Dark Place To The Other Side
- The Other Side
- Jon Washer
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- The Other Side x 4, Successfully Accomplished
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- Awe, Admiration: The Awesomeness Of Sarah Thomas