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Four-way

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noun, adjective - Four-way (or four-way crossing) is a solo open water swim or a relay that continues four consecutive times 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 each crossing.

Usage

The relay is attempting a four-way crossing of the English Channel.

Synonyms

4-way, four-way crossing

The Other Side



Sarah Thomas is the protagonist of the film The Other Side, a documentary covering her English Channel quad swim. On 17 September 2019, she completed an unprecedented 134 km four-way crossing of the English Channel in 54 hours 10 minutes 0 seconds at the age of 37 where she swam from England to France to England to France and back to England with escort pilot Eddie Spelling on Anastasia.

  • 1st crossing from England to France: 11 hours 26 minutes 50 seconds
  • 2nd crossing from France to England: 12 hours 41 minutes 14 seconds
  • 3rd crossing from England to France: 12 hours 58 minutes 16 seconds
  • 4th crossing from France to England: 17 hours 5 minutes 40 seconds

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