CHALLENGE,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  May 2023,  Top Tips

Adaptive swimmer: Sophie Etheridge

Hope is such a small word, but it has huge potential and infinite possibilities, says adaptive swimmer Sophie Etheridge as she prepares to swim the English Channel.  

In February, I attended the Dover Channel Swimming Conference. As I am swimming the English Channel Solo in August, I figured it would be good to arm myself with as much knowledge as possible and I thought it would be great to meet other people that are planning and training to do the same thing.

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