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Clifford Golding MBE is a British open water swimmer, a crew member, writer, artist, marathon runner, and a speaker at the annual Open Water Show on the power of perseverance, presented by H2Open Magazine.
English Channel Career
- On 17 July 1997, he completed a crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 13 hours 17 minutes on his seventh attempt.
- In 1998, he completed a 66 km Round Jersey circumnavigation swim around Jersey in 10 hours 43 minutes.
- On 23 July 2000, he completed the 26.4 km International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen in Switzerland in 9 hours 24 minutes 5 seconds.
- In 2000, he completed a 66 km circumnavigation swim around Jersey in 11 hours 43 minutes 10 seconds.
- In 2002, he completed his third 66 km circumnavigation swim around Jersey in 10 hours 43 minutes 1 second.
- On 29 June 2003, he completed his second crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 14 hours 37 minutes.
- On 3 August 2003, he completed his second 26.4 km International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen in Switzerland in 10 hours 9 minutes 35 seconds.
- On 8 August 2004, he completed his third 26.4 km International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen in Switzerland in 10 hours 48 minutes 52 seconds.
- He served as a pilot for Team Battle Back at the 2012 Round Jersey Relays held under the auspices of the Jersey Long Distance Swimming Club.
- In 2014, he completed a 22.5 km Jersey to France crossing in 9 hours 40 minutes.
- In August 2016, he crewed for 59-year-old Sally Minty-Gravett MBE on her 36 hours 28 minute two-way crossing of the English Channel.
- On 15 September 2017, he crossed Windermere in Lake District in England on 15 September 2017.
- On 31 December 2017, he received an MBE for his services in open water swimming.
Marathon Swim Stories
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- Shannon House Keegan Talks Marathon Swimming Stories
- Freda Streeter, The Channel General, Recalls Her Career On WOWSA Live
- Cliff Golding
- The Open Water Show Must Go On
- Jersey Long Distance Swimming Club website
- Jersey Long Distance Swimming Club Was Tickled Pink
- Royal Time During Round Jersey Relay
- Round Jersey Military Relay Race
- Battle Round Jersey For Holidays For Heroes
- 31160 Reasons To Round Jersey
- 1 + 1 > 2 In The Open Water Swimming World
- Rounds Jersey
- Wandering Samurai In The Open Water
- Happy Wife, Happy Open Water Life
- Sally Minty-Gravett Completes Legendary, Epic Two-Way
- Marathon Swimmers Federation bio
- SwimTrek Cliff Golding
- Swim The Channel: the agonies and ecstasies of the ultimate open-water swim