Ross Edgley achieves World’s Longest Swim record

June 21, 2024

The endurance athlete and adventurer Ross Edgley has announced he has completed a record-breaking continuous swim (pending ratification), after gruelling conditions meant two previous attempts had to be halted.

Via his Instagram account, Ross shared the news that he has swum 510 km (317 miles) continuously with no stopping. sleeping or touching land – and in water temperatures of 9°C/48.°F.

The swim took place in the Yukon River in Canada, where Ross states: “So much EPIC content to come, but for now I’m going to chill and celebrate with the MOST EPIC team ever assembled on a river whose heroics saved me from white water rapids, bears, wolves and hypothermia!” 220 Triathlon