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Ultra-marathon swimmer

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Channel swimmer] Martha Wood standing triumphantly on Cap Gris Nez, France after her 12 hour 25 minute crossing of the English Channel. Photo by Elaine Howley
An ultra-marathon swimmer escorted by a pace swimmer and John Pittman and support crew aboard the Outrider in the Catalina Channel
Penny Palfrey setting a world marathon swimming record in the Cayman Islands - Image by Spike

noun - Ultra-marathon swimmer is a marathon swimming athlete who competes in marathon swimming competitions or attempts solo marathon swims of at least 25 kilometers.

Usage

The marathon swimmer attempted a two-way crossing of Windermere in the Lake District of England.

Synonyms

Channel swimmer, open water swimmer, marathon swimmer, rough water swimmer, long distance swimmer

Video


Video of Brad McVetta crossing the Tsugaru Channel courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association

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