Sport: Channel Swimmers

Feverish eagerness to swim the English Channel still rages among the athletes of the world; a famed metropolitan daily recently referred to the "channel-swimming game," thereby placing this activity in the same category with such recognized diversions as "the advertising game," "the cloak-and-suit game," etc. Last week three swimmers attempted to traverse the angry scar of seas between Calais and Dover—Lieut. Col. Bernard Cyril Freyberg, V. C., Mile. Jeanne Sion, Miss Lillian Harrison. Last week's aspirants were veteran swimmers; all, after tremendous exertions, failed.

Colonel Freyberg. One night some years ago, a British...

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