Over 52 hours in Loch Ness: extreme swimmer breaks record

Over 52 hours in Loch Ness: extreme swimmer breaks record

British extreme athlete Ross Edgley broke the record for longest open water swim at 52 hours 39 minutes.

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  • It is estimated that Ross Edgley added 47 miles to his record.
  • They achieved the record in partly heavy rain and wind as well as low temperatures.

British extreme athlete Ross Edgley has been suffering for more than two days loch ness Swimming 36-year-old breaks record for longest open water swim in 52 hours 39 minutes without going ashore or holding a boat famous scottish lakeAs the PA news agency reported on Saturday night.

Despite occasional heavy rain and wind and low temperatures of 5 °C, they covered an estimated 79 kilometres. Edgley wanted to raise awareness of kelp forests in Scotland with his extreme swimming.

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“It was one of the biggest challenges of my career, both physically and mentally,” he said. Edgley went ashore on Friday afternoon at Fort Augustus. The endurance athlete became famous when he swam around Great Britain in 157 days in 2018.

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