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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Christof Wandratsch Swims A 5.6 km Leadoff Leg



Courtesy of Wayne Soutter onboard Reg Brickell, Jr. 's escort boat in the English Channel.

After blazing through 5.6 km on the first leg of the EC6 Relay across the English Channel, Christof Wandratsch talks about his leadoff leg.

"I felt good after my swim. I was pleased with the speed and distance I covered and pleased to be back in the Channel. I was able to find my speed quickly, even in the choppy water. And thanks to sponsor Aqua Sphere. It was also nice to meet Bernie [Zeruhn] again. We last swam together 25 years ago in Germany. Thanks to Wayne [Soutter] for organizing everything. His work helps us to keep focus on the swimming while he organizes everything else."

He handed off to Kirsten Cameron who also swam fast, another 5.3 km across the Channel.

For additional articles, photos and videos on today's EC6 Relay, visit:

* Gen X Elevates Expectations Across The Seas
* Christof Wandratsch Sets Off Blistering Pace
* Bernie Zeruhn Swimming Strongly
* Kirsten Cameron Happy To Be Part Of EC6 Relay
* The Man Behind The EC6 Relay
* Swimming West, EC6 Powers Across The English Channel
* Feeding Fast And Fast Freestyle
* Swimmer's Shoulder Strength

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