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Quad swim

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noun - A quad swim is a four-way crossing of a channel.

Origin

Perhaps by Jon Washer or Sports Illustrated in describing Sarah Thomas' accomplishment of a four-way crossing of the English Channel in the production of the documentary film The Other Side in September 2019.

Synonyms

four-way crossing, quadruple crossing, quad-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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