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Paralympic champion Melanie Barratt
EXTRA,  FEATURES,  February 2023

Blind wild swimming: Melanie Barratt’s new passion for the open water

Paralympic champion Melanie Barratt is hoping to become the first blind woman to swim across the English Channel solo. Here she shares her story of challenge.

For me, every day is a challenge.

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