Sam Rockett feeding Brian Johnson BBC, mid-channel
Mid – Channel. “Out of Town Tonight”. Brian Johnson, BBC Radio commentator, experiencing being fed during a swim in the mid – Channel.
Sam Rockett swam in the 1950 Daily Mail race and was the fourth man to finish. He was Supervisor for the 1951 Daily Mail Race, an International race held in the “Festival of Britain year” and was also supervisor for the Billy Butlin races from 1953 to 1959, and the Sir Billy Butlin long distance walk from John O Groats to Lands End.
He played County Water Polo for a number of Counties. He was author of the book “its Cold in the Channel”
Black and white photograph. From the Sam Rockett collection.