Ed will be taking on the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland between 25th and 29th August 2016. Follow the journey and a live track on the day here.

Edward Williams is a marathon swimmer and speaker based in Cambridge UK. He was one of the youngest people in history to swim the English Channel raising in excess of £60,000 for Cancer Research and this was the launch pad for a life dedication to swimming. In 2006 Ed set up Elite Swimming Academy Ltd which has taught thousands of people to swim. In 2011 Ed won first place for Cambridgeshire young person of the year for Charity work and turning a hobby into a thriving company winning £1000 which was donated to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice. Ed is currently training for his next big challenge for summer 2016 to swim across the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland.