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Double-crossing

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A 39 hour 9 minute two-way crossing of the English Channel commemorated via a tattoo on the foot of Wendy Trehiou

noun, adjective - Double crossing or two-way crossing is a solo open water swim or a relay that continues two consecutive legs across a channel, lake, river or other open body of water. Traditionally, there can be up to a ten-minute break at the shoreline between the first and second crossing.

Usage

The swimmer set the record for a double crossing in the Catalina Channel.
The relay negative split its double crossing of the English Channel, swimming one hour faster in the second crossing than the first.
She was planning on a double-crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar.

Synonyms

Two-way crossing, there and back, back and forth, 2-way, round-trip, double

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