Mike Jennings & Norman Trusty in the Kent Championships, River Medway.
Mike Jennings and Norman Trusty in the Kent swimming championships. Also in the photographs Robert Wright. Gravesend and County swimmer. Dave Glassenbury, represented Wales in the Freestyle relay team in the Empire games.
Mike went on to swim the Channel, England to France 1966, time 13hrs 02mins. France to England 1960, time 13hrs 31mins.
Norman Trusty swam the Channel on three occasions; France to England 1967, time 12hrs 05mins. England to France 1971, five weeks apart, time 12hrs 24mins and 13hrs 41mins.
He also completed 9 Channel relays; 1971 Hetzels Texas Volunteers one way England to France, 1974 Hetzels Texas Volunteers Two Way – completing records for Fastest England France Swim 8hrs 51m, Fastest France England Swim 8hrs 59m and fastest 2 way Channel Swim; 1977 Channel Swimming Association Committee Golden Jubilee Team, one way
Other Swimming Events included; 1954 British Long Distance Swimming Association Torbay Champion, 1966 British Long Distance Swimming Association International Windermere Championship (10 1/4 Miles), 1974 British Long Distance Swimming Association International Windermere Championship (26km)