Team completes channel relay

PUBLISHED: 10:00 24 October 2015

Kay Dowling, Bridget Ward, Zoe Burton, Steve Cox and Tim Down preparing for the channel relay.

Kay Dowling, Bridget Ward, Zoe Burton, Steve Cox and Tim Down preparing for the channel relay.

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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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