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Safety stoppage

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There were two safety stoppages during Ross Edgley's unprecedented Great British Swim

noun - A safety stoppage or swim stoppage is a period of time when a stage swim is halted due to safety considerations due to threatening marine life or risky water or weather conditions such as tropical storms or oncoming typhoons.

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Ross Edgley's Great British Swim had two safety stoppages due to Storm Callum and Storm Ali.

Origin[edit]

Both terms coined by Steven Munatones in February 2018 for explanation of necessary postponements of The Swim, a transpacific assisted stage swim by Ben Lecomte.

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