At A Cinema Near You: Captain Webb & The Crossing That Became Swimming’s Everest

Boy's own hero: how Captain Webb's crossing made The Hornet comic strip

Not that often that a feature film making mainstream cinemas the globe over focusses on swimming achievement. Long the aquatic Everest, the English Channel might well be considered to be present the greater human challenge. The first to do it, in 1875: Captain Webb, now the title of a feature film at a cinema near you

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Not that often that a feature film making mainstream cinemas the globe over focusses on swimming achievement. Long the aquatic Everest, the English Channel might well be considered to be present the greater human challenge. The first to do it, in 1875: Captain Webb, now the title of a feature film at a cinema near you

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