Team completes channel relay
PUBLISHED: 10:00 24 October 2015
A Backwell fundraiser has completed a relay swim across the channel and raised more than £10,000 for Motivation.
Kay Dowling completed the mammoth challenge with Bridget Ward, Zoe Burton, Steve Cox and Tim Down in 14 hours and nine minutes.
Kay said: “We swam alongside container ships and ferries, through jellyfish, sea-sickness and the cold.
“It was a long and tough day but an incredible experience and a huge achievement we will always be proud of.
“We have received hugely generous sponsorship, which has helped us to smash our £10,000 target for the fantastic charity Motivation.
“We want to thank everyone for their incredible support.”
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