Chris Sheppard is an English Channel swimmer and completed a two-way crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar in 9 hours 41 minutes, together with Adam Walker. Walker and Sheppard were the first British swimmers to complete a two-way crossing and set a British record on their first leg to Morocco.
Aquatic Career Highlights
- English Channel - 30 July 2007 relay in 11:19
- English Channel - 30 August 2007 relay in 12:25
- English Channel - 13 July 2008 in 9:53 solo
- English Channel - 15 August 2008 relay in 12:23
- English Channel - 10 September 2008 relay 12:40:30
- English Channel - 29 September 2009 in 11:47 solo
Strait of Gibraltar Crew
Melanie Sheppard, Emily Walker, Angela Hopkins, Anne Sheppard, Peter Walker, Margaret Walker, Gareth Hughes, and Antonio (Pilot), Fernando (Zodiac driver) and Rafael (President of the ACNEG).
Strait of Gibraltar Sponsors
ZOGGS swimwear, Everyone Active (Lammas Leisure Centre), Clem and Margaret Turner, Colin Slaven, Teressa Dixon, Dave and Sharon Young.