British quartet become fastest and youngest all-female crew to row Atlantic

A quartet of British women have become both the youngest and fastest all-female team to row across the Atlantic after completing the 2,700 nautical mile journey in 40 days. The rowers, Gee Purdy and Bella Collins, both 23, Lauren Morton, 26, and Olivia Bolesworth, 27, arrived at Antigua on Friday,…

British Athlete Nick Thomas Dies In Attempt to Swim Channel

A British athlete died of crossing the Channel, from Marble Arch in London to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Nick Thomas got into trouble in the water near Calais, according to Enduroman – the event’s organisers. The 45-year-old from the Shropshire town of Ellesmere, near the Welsh border, had been swimming…