The end of season party is a staple in the SwimTrek calendar and this year presented a bigger occasion with the celebration of 10 years pioneering swim holidays. Over 200 Party guests were treated to a packed night of entertainment in the company of fellow SwimTrekkers. The Red Stripes Band Led by SwimTrek guide Neil Drinkwater got the party started with their playful tunes and lively beats, they were followed by speeches from King of the Channel Kevin Murphy, Roger Alsop the oldest person to cross the English Channel and of course SwimTrek founder Simon Murie. Accompanying all of this, the nights venue was transformed by the Swimming through the Ages exhibition curated by Channel swimmer Frank Chalmers. The night ended with a prize draw raising money for both Anna Wardleys’ and Yves Watts chosen charities which they have been supporting through their amazing swim achievements.
Here’s to another 10 years of SwimTrek pioneering swims!
Photos by Simon Griffiths, H2Open Magazine