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We're really honoured to be included in this list especially as we're all volunteers and we are a charity swim. Theme based on Responsive powered by WordPress.
Eddie certainly did his brother proud, winning the race for another six years, right up to She certainly did a lot of training. Swimming stopped each winter and the Long Swim in the Thames marked the end of the season.
Mike Hughes, who then lived in Westborough Road, won the long swim in andlosing out to Dickie Boardman sadly now passed away inthe last year that the swim was held. Before I swam the race for the first time I tried a long-distance swim in the pool. The event was organised by Maidenhead Swimming Club, which was very active competitively.
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In the winter months, she swam at the Slough pool three or four times a week, switching to the outdoor pool in Maidenhead in the summer. Please read this, share it, talk, seek help if you need it. Wendy entered her first race inaged It was held at about 6pm, after the boat traffic had finished for the day and when the water was at its warmest.
Probably his proudest moment, though, was taking part in the swim alongside his year-old daughter Josie. I covered about a mile, which was the furthest I had ever swum, and decided that if I could swim a mile then I would probably be OK for the two miles or so in the river.
Split into two events, a one-mile course for ladies and a two-mile course for men, the long-distance river swims were usually held in the evening. Eddie left with trophy and George Badcock after the river race, when Eddie took victory from his brother for the first time.
InCynthia travelled to Belgium with Hammersmith Ladies and a of other sports clubs, including QPR, to take part in a huge sports event aimed at restoring friendly relations post-war. Latest Tweets. Entries for this years swim are currently frozen whilst we await the next covid roadmap update in mid May. April 28, pm.
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Unheated, the water temperature could be as low as 10 degrees at the start of the season, but it still attracted a crowd of teenagers and adults. Derek Harris won the two-mile race twice, once inaged Rad won for four years, from to I seem to remember winning one year in less than 30 minutes, while my other victory was over 40 minutes.
While most of their competitions were held at the outdoor pool in Maidenhead, the long-distance races were held in the river, usually in late August or early September, rounding off the swimming season. Set out as a lido with grassy areas to sit on, it was open from May to September.
Mike was a member of Maidenhead Swimming Club, swimming for them competitively, and he also played water polo. Registration times: 6.
Huge crowds would gather on Ray Mead Road, Maidenhead Bridge and along the tow-path to watch the action unfold: competition for the coveted first-place cup was fierce. April 28, pm We're really honoured to be included in this list especially as we're all volunteers and we are a charity swim. I… twitter. The Badcock boys used to train for the river race by swimming two miles of lengths up and down the pool.
So popular were the Maidenhead Long Swims, with both competitors and supporters alike, that they were held every year until excepting the war years Intheir father, L Badcock, completed the two-mile course in a time of 40 minutes to take the win — and the coveted Dunkels Cup.
Ernest Dunkels was a wealthy local resident with a keen interest in sport he was president of Maidenhead Football Club inopening the new seat stand in The Dunkels Cup was presented to the winner of the long-distance swim and inscribed with both their name and the winning time. George Badcock took victory in the first post-war race held in and continued to win every year until when Eddie took the trophy for the first time.