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UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

Air-board inventor makes it more than halfway across Channel

Looking like a superhero, the French inventor of an airborne hoverboard glided partway over the English Channel on his personal flying machine then crashed in the sea Thursday.

62-year-old Spokane woman swims the English Channel

Robin Davis was about jump into the English Channel and begin the first of six one-hour legs of a relay swim from Dover, England, to France. It was just after …

U.S. swimmer becomes oldest woman to cross English Channel

A 66-year-old from the United States has become the oldest woman to swim across the English Channel.

Channeling her passions: Longtime Spokane competitive swimmer discovers love for open waters

Susanne Baab-Simpson completed an official swim of the English Channel, beginning at 7:10 a.m. Aug. 14. At age 56, the longtime Spokane competitive swimmer in 50-meter pools successfully negotiated the …

Wreck of famed ship found in English Channel

TAMPA, Fla. – Deep-sea explorers who found $500 million in sunken treasure two years ago say they have discovered another prized shipwreck: A legendary British man-of-war that sank in the …