Swimming the English Channel is one thing. Swimming back the same day? Rick Seirer is doing it.

By Caleb Cluff
July 29 2019 - 6:00pm

A person might comprehend the idea of swimming 500 metres: 10 laps of an Olympic pool; a long swim along the beach or across a lake. A kilometre is comprehensible too, or 1500 metres: that's an Olympic event after all. It's 30 laps. Five kilometres: well that's a bit harder to imagine. It's essentially swimming around the perimeter of Ballarat's Lake Wendouree.

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