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sean willson

swimming the english channel

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Thank you to everyone that's has already donated. I have now successfully completed my channel swim on the 30th July 2020 in a great time of 13 hours 22 minutes. I still hoping to meet my fundraising target. Thank you to everyone that has helped me complete my ambition.[/p][p]When I was 15, I was lucky enough to have taken part in a cross channel relay with my school. Ever since then I have had a desire to swim the same stretch of water, solo. I had a chance meeting at a charity talk, where I started talking to someone sat on our table. He went on to tell me about his channel swim, this then spurred me on to pursue my dream of doing the same. So in 2019 I took the plunge and booked my swim across the channel. I started training, swimming in lakes, sea, swimming pools and paddling pools! Taking my training seriously I swam 11 miles in Lake Windemere and have had specialist intensive sessions with Swim Canary Wharf. My training was going well and I was making good progress when Corona Virus struck and lockdown kicked in. This left my dream hanging in the balance, would I be able to swim the channel or would this be another event cancelled in 2020? Good news when lockdown was relaxed I was able to recommence my training in sea locally off Milford and I am due to swim late July 2020 and have been training ever since!! [/p][p]Unfortunately my fundraising events have not been able to go ahead due to social distancing, therefore I am asking you to dig deep and sponsor me!! I have chosen to support The Brain Tumour Charity and The Alzheimer's Society as both charities are very close to my heart. Thanks in advance for your support!! Wish me luck :-) [/p]

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Aug 5, 2020

Lorna king

Well done sean

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Aug 5, 2020

paul sue watson

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Aug 5, 2020

Jo Ward

28.6 miles total not 21 miles so have added another £7.60 to our previous donation!!! Even more incredible!!! Congratulations again Sean. In awe, Team Ward x

Aug 5, 2020

Mr an Mrs Whittles

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 5, 2020

Joe Mary Scott

Well done Sean

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Aug 3, 2020

mike and Viv Thomas

well done

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 3, 2020

Kay and Ivor

Glad to hear you achieved the swim, congratulations and very well done Kay and Ivor xx

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Aug 3, 2020

Jan and Marty saunders

We has so much enjoyment from following your progress. did you get prune fingers!!! well done!!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Aug 2, 2020

Neil and Suzie

Well done Sean! Just an incredible achievement.


Aug 2, 2020

Jo Ward

Amazing you and what an incredible day for it!! Many Congratulations from Jo Sean Holly and Ted Ward

£21.00 plus £5.25 Gift Aid