Ireland swim
CHALLENGE,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  November 2023,  Readers' Swims

Unsinkable: Alan Corcoran’s swim of the length of Ireland

Alan Corcoran swam the length of Ireland in memory of his father. He spoke to Jonathan Cowie about his experience.

What drives humans to take on endurance challenges? Athletes in many disciplines have pushed the boundaries of what is considered possible to accomplish amazing feats – from Alex Honnold free-soloing the 3,000-foot wall of El Capitan to Sarah Thomas swimming an unprecedented four-way English Channel solo.

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